Publications on Female genital mutilation

The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme "Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change” was developed in 2007 to protect girls and women by accelerating abandonment of FGM/C and providing care for its consequences....

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In Senegal, the movement to end female genital mutilation/cutting is reaching the most remote places. On the sandy roads of the Fouta region and along the river, the information about the problems caused by the...

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This report documents activities of the Joint Programme in its fifth year of implementation in 15 African countries: Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Mali,...

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In  2009, the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of FGM/C expanded activities to reach 12 of the 17 countries covered. This report document its activities for the year.

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This report documents progress during the third year of the Joint Programme.

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This is the first annual report of the Joint Programme, whose objective is to contribute to a 40 per cent reduction of the practice among girls aged 0-15 years in key countries, with at least one country declared free...

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Global Strategy to Stop Health-Care Providers from Performing FGM

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The 2011 report shows that the pace of abandonment of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C), is accelerating in the fourth year of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme, which has been extended for a fifth year, to...

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This publication contains rich research findings concerning global trends and the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting and its linkages with maternal and newborn health.

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The focus of this joint funding proposal is to leverage social dynamics towards abandonment within selected communities that practice FGM/C.

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