2020 Annual Report on FGM: Country Case Studies - Progress in the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation
Resource date: Sep 2021
Publisher: UNFPA & UNICEF
The 2020 annual report of the global Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation presents the progress made thus far in the implementation of the Joint Programme focusing on the experiences recorded in preventing, mitigating and responding to the increased risk of girls undergoing FGM during the pandemic. It also presents the achievements of the programme in 2020, which are key in setting the baseline for 2021 – the final year of Phase III of the Joint Programme.
The 2020 annual report is presented in a sequenced format featuring six sub-reports. The Country Case Studies report in particular presents data related to progress on gender equality and the elimination of FGM in all 17 countries where the Joint Programme is being implemented, providing the socio-economic and political context towards the achieve SDG 5, target 5.3, including country-specific Programme examples.
To view the rest of the reports, check the report package here.