EU saves thousands of girls from female genital mutilation/cutting and child marriage


  
Abstract

Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and child marriage affect the lives of millions of girls every year. The EU and UNICEF are partners to stamp out these practices through a joint project on the abandonment of social norms harmful to girls and women, UNICEF and the EU have supported families, communities and countries to end female genital mutilation/cutting and child marriage. With EU and other international support, Senegal is close to becoming the first country in the world to declare total abandonment of FGM/C (Extract).

Source
http://www.unicef.org/eu/files/EU_UNICEF_female_genital_mutilation.pdf
Author

European Commission and unicef

Country

GLOBAL

Contact Details

admin@khubmarriage18.org

Year Of Publication

2008