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UN seeks to end FGM

February 6th  is the United Nations’ International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Following 12 months of historic change and growing FGM awareness, UN calls for concrete action against cutting girls and women.

Experts say we need multiple, mutually reinforcing strategies. For more information on the key ingredient in getting to zero FGM, click here.

“My mother’s refusal to undergo FGM has given me license to dream.” Click here to read more about one girl’s resistance to FGM.

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