International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

2 February 2017

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 6 is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM); a day to raise awareness of the practice and work towards its elimination. UNFPA will observe the day on 8 February, when a special high-level event will be held at the United Nations in New York.

This year's theme is  “Mobilizing to Achieve the Global Goals through the Elimination of FGM by 2030.”