Title Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation. An Interagency Statement
Publisher Inter-Agency
Author OHCHR, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNECA, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIFEM, WHO
Publication Date February 2008
Topics Children-at-risk | Female genital mutilation (FGM) | Harmful traditional practices | SGBV | Women-at-risk
Other Languages / Attachments Arabic | French | Portuguese
Cite as Inter-Agency, Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation. An Interagency Statement, February 2008, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/47c6aa6e2.html [accessed 25 April 2014]
Comments This Statement is a call to all States, international and national organizations, civil society and communities to uphold the rights of girls and women. It also calls on those bodies and communities to develop, strengthen, and support specific and concrete actions directed towards ending female genital mutilation. The undersigning agencies (OHCHR, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNECA, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIFEM, WHO) reaffirm their commitment to the elimination of female genital mutilation within a generation.
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