In May 2020, the members of the Global Platform for Action to End FGM/C published a Global Report on FGM/C 2020 and we sent it to the UN Secretary General in view of his progress report on the practice.
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Covering all regions of the globe, the report shares information on: laws and policy; prevention strategies; multi-sectoral services, programmes and responses; data and research; community perspectives; and FGM/C the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report has been complied by members of the Global Platform for Action to End FGM/C: Amref Health Africa, Coalition on Violence Against Women, End FGM Canada Network, End FGM European Network, Equality Now, Orchid Project, Sahiyo, The Girl Generation, The Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices, The US End FGM/C Network, There Is No Limit Foundation and Tostan.
It represents a joint effort across our respective organisations and regional networks to combine our global expertise, knowledge and partnerships to support efforts to end FGM/C by 2030, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This document provides regional progress updates across the key thematic areas of the Secretary General report since 2018.