6th February 2018 at 12:00 am

International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

On 20 December 2012, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/67/146 in which it
Calls upon States, the United Nations system, civil society and all stakeholders to continue to observe 6 February as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation and to use the day to enhance awareness- raising campaigns and to take concrete actions against female genital mutilations”.

Read a blog by Dr. Nina Smart, a Soroptimist of Camino Real Region, California, whose organisation, ‘Servicing Wild Flowers’ educates students, service clubs, and immigrant communities about FGM, its human rights violations and complexities. Click HERE to read more.

Read a blog by Dr. Nina Smart, a Soroptimist of Camino Real Region, California, whose organisation, ‘Servicing Wild Flowers’ educates students, service clubs, and immigrant communities about FGM, its human rights violations and complexities. Click HERE to read more.

Read a recent article showing how Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland are supporting ‘Alternative Rite of Passage: Girls need education, NOT circumcision’ organised by the Community Initiative for rural development (CIFORD). Click HERE to read more.

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