Gender equality and human rights approaches to female genital mutilation: a review of international human rights norms and standards

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Two hundred million girls and women in the world are estimated to have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), and another 15 million girls are at risk of experiencing it by 2020 in high prevalence countries (UNICEF, 2016. Female genital mutilation/cutting: a global concern. 2016). Despite decades of concerted efforts to eradicate or abandon the practice… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12978-017-0322-5

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