International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

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2020 Date6 February 2020
2021 Date6 February 2021
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation History

The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation is an observance promoted by the United Nations. The organization aims to raise the awareness of the female genital mutilation issue. According to the UN, over 200 million girls and women that are alive suffered from genital mutilation. The United Nations encourages all Nations and Communities to intensify movements towards the elimination of female genital mutilation. The observance occurs every year on February 6th.

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation - References and Related Sites

UN: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
en.unesco.org: UNESCO

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