Platform for Action. Towards the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) (Arabic)

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Platform for Action. Towards the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) (Arabic)





Description

UNICEF has estimated that community oriented programmes costing about US$24 million each year over the next 10 years can lead to major reductions in the prevalence of FGM/C in 16 sub-Saharan African countries with high or medium prevalence. This Platform for Action summarizes the elements of a a common programmatic approach to support the abandonment of the practice and make a major difference for girls and women worldwide.

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Thematic area

Gender Issues   / 

Thesaurus

children's rights   /  female circumcision   /  female genital mutilation   /  gender based violence   /  women's rights   /