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Policy Briefs / Fact Sheets
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World Health Organization
Source         : http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs241/en/index.html
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This WHO fact sheet includes a brief summary of types of FGM, prevalence, status as a human rights violation, and international responses, including the 2012 UN Resolution and the WHO's position on the practice.
Year   : 2013
 
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TPO Uganda, UNFPA, UNICEF
Source         : TPO Uganda, UNFPA, UNICEF
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TPO Uganda in this report show the efforts made in Amudat district to reduce the practice of FGM by offering capacity building sessions for community based organizations and other formal and informal support structures to sensitize communities through dialogue and peer led behavior change.
Year   : 2013
 
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WHO
Source         : WHO - HRP
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This policy brief provide a summary of findings from a two-stage study that used both qualitative and quantitative methods toidentify and document vaginal practices in four countries (Indonesia, Thailand, Mozambique and South Africa), to seek an understanding of their motivations and to explore the role they play in women’s health, sexuality and sense of wellbeing, as well as to identify issues relevant to policy and practice for addressing sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS. Research add
Year   : 2012
 
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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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A compilation of fact sheets from 17 countries where FGM is being practiced. The fact sheets highlight general country information, the prevalence percentage of female genital mutilation in each country and the various approaches towards the elimination of the practice.
Year   : 2011
 
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WHO
Source         : WHO - Department of Reproductive Health and Research
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This policy brief provides an overview of evidence on the effectiveness of various strategies for eliminating FGM/C, as well as identifying the potential role for various approaches. It divides data into three categories: The Foundation: Anti-FGM interventions which support successful and sustainable behaviour change; Communication Change: Anti-FGM interventions which directly aim to achieve behavioural change; Research and Evaluation: Assessment of interventions prior to and post implementation.
Year   : 2011
 
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Population Reference Bureau
Source         : Population Reference Bureau
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FGM/C is practiced in at least 28 countries in Africa and a few others in Asia and the Middle East. The 27 developing countries included on this chart are the only ones where data have been systematically collected at this time. FGM/C is practiced at all educational levels and in all social classes and occurs among many religious groups (Muslims, Christians, and animists), although no religion mandates it. Prevalence rates vary significantly from country to country (from nearly 98 percent in Somalia to less
Year   : 2010
 
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UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIFEM, WHO, FIGO, ICN, IOM, MWIA, WCPT, WMA
Source         : World Health Organization
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This global strategy against medicalization of FGM has been developed in collaboration with key stakeholders, including UN organizations and health-care professional bodies, national governments and NGOs.
Year   : 2010
 
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GTZ - Sectoral and supraregional project Ending Female Genital Mutilation
Source         : GTZ
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This is a Fact Sheet about the linkages between Female Genital Mutilation, the Millennium Development Goals, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and Agenda 2015.
Year   : 2009
 
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GTZ - Sectoral and supraregional project Ending Female Genital Mutilation
Source         : GTZ
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Years of experience have shown that information and education alone do not suffice to bring about behaviour change. This Fact Sheet explores how to bring about behavior change in relation to FGM.
Year   : 2009
 
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GTZ - Sectoral and supraregional project Ending Female Genital Mutilation
Source         : GTZ
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Education is an essential precondition for self-determination and self-realisation. This Fact Sheet explores the effect education has on the abandonment of FGM.
Year   : 2009
 
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