Accelerating the Abandonment of Female Genital Cutting: Community Change to Support Human Rights

This brief discusses the following key points:

  • View FGC in terms of gender, human rights, and child protection.
  • Address FGC holistically, within a community development strategy, using culturally sensitive and non-judgmental approaches.
  • Engage a wide range of participants and stakeholders.
  • Improve the infrastructure and support for women's health care.

 

Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2006
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English