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Sexual Violence: Intervention

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Updated February 2013
This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
Authors: World Health Organization
2012
This report documents activities of the Joint Program in its fifth year of implementation in 15 African countries: Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.
Authors: UNFPA & UNICEF
June 2011
This factsheet gives a brief overview of federal laws against FGM in the United States and also lists state laws against FGM.
Authors: Equality Now
2009
This fact sheet gives answers to frequently asked questions regarding female genital mutilation.
Authors: Office on Women’s Health
February 2008
This article summarizes the legal controversy surrounding FGM and asylum.
Authors: Congressional Research Service (CRS) Intelligence and Related Issues
February 2008
This fact sheet details various types of female genital mutilation (FGM) and lists sociological reasons as to why the practice persists.
Authors: International Council of Nurses
2008
This joint Statement is a call to all States, international and national organizations, civil society and communities to uphold the rights of girls and women.
Authors: OHCHR, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNECA, UNESCO,UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIFEM, & WHO
2007
This article provides facts and figures on violence against women to illustrate the devastating toll on women’s lives, on their families, and on society as a whole.
Authors: United Nations Development Fund for Women
November 2004
This document defines various forms of female genital mutilation (FGM) and provides details on federal and state legislation on FGM.
Authors: Center for Reproductive Rights
2003
This collection of indicators was designed to assist anti-female genital mutilation (FGM) efforts in outreach initiatives, training, advocacy, and program evaluation.
Authors: Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices