News on Female genital mutilation

23 Julio 2013
News
Five years ago, UNFPA and UNICEF launched an ambitious Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. Its aim: to end female genital mutilation and cutting — a traditional which remains deeply entrenched in more... Read more
18 Junio 2013
News
AFAR REGION, Ethiopia — Ten-year-old Sadiya Abubakar had suffered for a long time.  What should be a natural regular function – urination– had become an ordeal for her. Sadiya was infibulated when she was just seven... Read more
11 Junio 2013
In the News
LONDON  — U.N. agencies have called for the prosecution of an Egyptian doctor after a 13-year-old girl died while undergoing female genital mutilation/cutting at a private clinic. Egypt banned FGM/C  in 2008 but it is... Read more
19 Febrero 2013
In the News
19 February 2013 — The growing involvement of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in a range of issues related to population and development, sexual and reproductive rights, maternal and child health, family... Read more
6 Marzo 2013
News
NEW YORK -- On day two of the Commission for the Status of Women, the halls of United Nations headquarters were filled with government officials, and representatives of the UN, civil society, media and the private... Read more
12 Febrero 2013
News
While the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM/C has been observed for over 20 years, 2013 was the first year of the day received official UN recognition. To mark the occasion, and to spread the word about... Read more
20 Febrero 2013
In the News
19 February 2013 — The growing involvement of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in a range of issues related to population and development, sexual and reproductive rights, maternal and child health, family... Read more
30 Noviembre 2012
News
UNITED NATIONS -- The Third Committee of the General Assembly this week adopted a resolution calling for intensified global efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation and cutting. The resolution calls on the... Read more
8 Febrero 2013
In the News
Dr. Babatunde OsotimehinCredit: UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras Marzieh Goudarzi interviews UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin. UNITED NATIONS, (IPS) — The fight against female genital mutilation and cutting (... Read more
1 Febrero 2013
News
Four 'good practice' reports, commissioned by UNFPA, suggest that a holistic approach to changing social norms, involving dialogue among all community members, works best to discourage female genital mutilation or... Read more

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