Female Circumcision

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. The practice is found in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and within communities from countries in which FGM is common. UNICEF estimated in 2016 that 200 million women living today in 30 countries—27 African countries, Indonesia, Iraqi Kurdistan and Yemen—have undergone the procedures.Typically carried out by a traditional circumciser using a blade, FGM is conducted from days after birth to puberty and beyond. In half of the countries for which national …

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World Bank Group · 16 May 2024 English

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ARROW: Asian Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women · 6 May 2024 English

Its failure to challenge the existing and the State” (1884), Engels traced to the origin of private power structures and willingness to work within the rules property the widespread social …

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MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 24 April 2024 English

The second period begins with Not all the Spaniards were indifferent to the way the Indians were treate the 19th century and extends to the present. [...] of smallpox, reportedly …

; 'great accuracy and detail'". • No. 47 Female circumcision, excision and infibulation: facts and proposals


World Bank Group · 24 April 2024 English

o harmful widowhood practices, o female circumcision or genital mutilation, o abandonment of


World Bank Group · 23 April 2024 English

o harmful widowhood practices, o female circumcision or genital mutilation, o abandonment of


World Bank Group · 17 April 2024 English

In 2012 and in 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolutions urging the international community to intensify global efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It also called upon …

6 CEDAW General Recommendation No. 14: Female Circumcision ........................... 5 1.7 CEDAW 6 CEDAW General Recommendation No. 14: Female Circumcision (a) That States parties take appropriate with a view to eradicating the practice of female circumcision. Such measures could include: The collection local levels working for the elimination of female circumcision and other practices harmful to women; The influencing attitudes towards the eradication of female circumcision; The introduction of appropriate educational



UN: The United Nations · 3 April 2024 English

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labour (child victims of genital mutilation, female circumcision, prostitution, education in times of conflict)


UN: The United Nations · 14 March 2024 English

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24-03956 15 55.141 Repeal the fatwa on female circumcision (Chile); 55.142 Extend the ban on female


UN: The United Nations · 4 March 2024 English

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convictions were handed down in 21 cases of female circumcision. CRC/C/EGY/RQ/5-6 20 GE.24-03986 R


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