12 April 2021

Understanding the Legal Landscape of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in Africa

Blog by Sean Callaghan for the FGM/C Research Initiative 

In Africa, where FGM/C is most prevalent, understanding the legal framework surrounding this practice is crucial in combating its prevalence and protecting the rights of individuals. A comprehensive report titled "The Law and FGM" provides valuable insights into the legal aspects of FGM in 28 African countries, shedding light on the progress made and the challenges that still exist.

21 October 2014

FGM: can't you just pass a law against it?

Guest blog by Caroline Overton. As the UK’s Ministry of Justice publishes a raft of new measures to protect girls and women from FGM 28 Too Many Programmes Manager Caroline Overton asks, FGM: can’t you just pass a law against it?

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