Global Strategy to Stop FGM – WARNING ~ Graphic Content

 

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This global strategy against medicalization of FGM has been developed in collaboration with key stakeholders, including UN organizations and health-care professional bodies, national governments and NGOs.

The strategy is intended for a broad audience of policy-makers in governments, parliamentarians, international agencies, professional associations, community leaders, religious leaders, NGOs and other institutions.

  • Part I sets out the issue;
  • Part II relates the issue to global goals and concerns;
  • Part III explains the reasons why medicalization happens, why it should not happen and challenges that needs to be overcome; and
  • Part IV spells out the strategy, which is based on the principles governing international human rights.

 

 

The Adoption and Implementation of this Strategy

 

 

is essential to secure the

Elimination of all forms of FGM.

 

Related document

Eliminating female genital mutilation: an interagency statement – OHCHR, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNECA, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIFEM, WHO

Author: UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIFEM, WHO, FIGO, ICN, MWIA, WCPA, WMA
No. of pages: 17
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: WHO
Available languages: English

 

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