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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation. UNFPA, jointly with UNICEF, leads the largest global programme to accelerate the elimination of FGM.

To mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital...

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Despite being internationally recognized as a human rights violation, some 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone FGM. Here's what you need to know.
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Chief Mwanza knows all too well the opportunities that are lost when girls are married off as children. She was married when she was only 14 years old.

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