Female Genital Mutilation: Fact Sheet

By: iProbono

iProbono is producing a series of fact sheets to provide basic information and clarify the law on some of the most serious concerns regarding violence against women and girls. The first fact sheet in the series is about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). While our fact sheets aim to provide a global perspective, the focus of this document is the law in India.

The fact sheet provides answers to the following questions:

  • What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?
  • Is FGM the same as male circumcision?
  • Where does FGM happen?
  • Is FGM stipulated in any religion?
  • Is FGM legal?
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Uploaded on: Mar 01, 2019
Year Published: 2019
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