UN Women Statement for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM 2022

Our largest challenges may yet be ahead of us in global efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM). The predicted rapid population growth among young girls in countries with high prevalence of the practice could see an estimated 4.6 million girls undergoing FGM each year by 2030. We must not allow this to happen. By working together – the UN, member states – civil society and others – we must pool our knowledge to alleviate the serious risk to a new generation of women and girls.

Read more at: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news-stories/statement/2022/02/un-women-statement-for-the-international-day-of-zero-tolerance-for-fgm-2022

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