What is female genital mutilation (FGM)?
Descriptions and definitions of certain harmful traditional practices affecting the health of girls and women
What is the Inter-Parliamentary Union doing?
Parliamentary Panels organized by IPU in Burkina Faso in September 2001 and and Marrakech in March 2002, and recommendations for action by national parliaments to eradicate female genital mutilation
Legislation and other national provisions
Country-specific data on the current state of national legislation dealing directly or indirectly with the issue of female genital mutilation
List of recently adopted international treaties and other instruments concerning female genital mutilation, as well as of relevant documents adopted by selected international and regional organizations
Direct quotes from international texts on which national policy and legislation pertaining to female genital mutilation may draw