UNFPA Releases Report on Female Genital Mutilation
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:14 PM

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently released a report on the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM).  The report analyzes shifting global patterns of FGM and methods used to eliminate its occurrence.  The report also illustrates the effects of FGM on maternal and infant health and notes law enforcement and non-profit agency efforts to combat FGM.

Compiled from:  "Global Consultation on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting," United Nations Population Fund (2009).