Accelerating Change: By the Numbers

2016 Annual Report of the UNFPA–UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Cover image By the Numbers

No. of pages: 78

Publication Date: 2017

Author: UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Publication Date: 2017

The 2016 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting provides two perspectives: This main document, "By the Numbers," analyses progress in quantitative terms, using the Results Framework as a basis. It provides an account of how the budget was allocated and offers profiles of each of the 17 programme countries (excepting Yemen). The profiles present facts on the national context, summarize key achievements, and share operational and financial information.

A companion booklet, "17 Ways to End FGM/C," uses a qualitative and narrative approach to examine more specifically the challenges, complexities and achievements on the ground.

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