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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

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4 February All day

Female genital mutilation comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women.

It is an attack on the human dignity and physical integrity of women and girls. It undermines their well-being, and can threaten life itself.

Learn more about female genital mutilation here.