2020 Annual Report on FGM - Report on the Data and Evidence for Impact


2020 Annual Report on FGM - Report on the Data and Evidence for Impact

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. The report focuses 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 report on the Data and Evidence for Impact report showcases research conducted by the Joint Programme in 2020, and includes a summary of findings from the Global Research Agenda, a rigorous consultative review focused on FGM research priorities highlights promising practices and programme results in engaging men and boys as allies in promoting gender-transformative approaches to preventing and responding to girls’ and women’s heightened risk of GBV and FGM in humanitarian crises.


To view the rest of the reports, check the report package here.


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