female genital mutilation. Current Affairs, GK & News
The “International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation’’ was observed on 6 February. This year the day was observed under the theme – “No Time for Global Inaction, Unite, Fund, and Act to End Female Genital Mutilation.” Key facts The day is observed every year to spread the awareness and put more efforts ..
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The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed on February 6 every year. It is an annual awareness day celebrated as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation. It was first introduced in 2003. Why February 6 was Chosen? It was on February 6, 2003, Stella Obasanjo, the First Lady of Nigeria and spokesperson ..
Topics: European Union • female genital mutilation. • Human rights • Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children • International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation • Spotlight Initiative • Stella Obasanjo • United Nations • Zero Tolerance to FGM