Secretary-General's Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – Accelerating Investment to End Female Genital Mutilation [scroll down for French version]

Female genital mutilation is an abhorrent human rights violation that causes profound and permanent harm to women and girls around the world.
Every year, over 4 million girls are at risk of this extreme form of violence. Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on health services and put even more girls in jeopardy.

Source: UN News

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