UN Women statement: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

There are few more extreme reflections of deeply entrenched discrimination against women and girls than female genital mutilation. It is deeply rooted in communities’ gender and social norms and cultural and religious traditions. There is no way to change such harmful practices without challenging these discriminatory norms head on.

Read more at: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news-stories/statement/2023/02/un-women-statement-international-day-of-zero-tolerance-for-female-genital-mutilation

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