How to put an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?

Capture d’écran 2014-11-12 à 16.34.30To mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on 6 February 2008, more than 150 representatives of international organizations, civil society, diplomatic missions, and the local authorities in Geneva gathered at The House of Parliaments, the Headquarters of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), to discuss ways of putting an end to this harmful practice to which three million girls fall victim every year in the name of tradition.

Determined to deal resolutely with this question, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the Département des Institutions de l’Etat de Genève (Geneva Department of Institutions – DI), the International Organization for  Migration (IOM) and the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices (IAC) decided to join forces.

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