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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Legal Prohibitions Worldwide

What is FGM? Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the collective name given to a number of cultural practices that involve the partial or total cutting of female genitals. FGM can be performed as early as [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Female Genital Mutilation: A Matter of Human Rights An Advocate’s Guide to Action

"Our position is that FC/FGM must be acknowledged as a violation of the human rights of women and girls - it cannot be separated from deep-seated and pervasive discrimination against women." "This practical guide is [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation,Accountability Bodies,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Female Genital Mutilation: A Guide to Laws and Policies Worldwide

This is the most extensive report currently available on the use of law and policy to address the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM). In encouraging a pro-active governmental response to the practice, the book [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives Anglophone Africa

Reproductive rights are internationally recognized as critical both to advancing women's human rights and to promoting development. Governments from all over the world have, in recent years, both acknowledged and pledged to advance reproductive rights [...]

Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,Reporting on Rights,Publications

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