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A State-of-the-Art Synthesis on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: What do we know now?

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Population Council

Due to the rising prominence of efforts to end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) among many national and global agendas, a clear understanding of scale and scope of the practice is needed. This “state-of-the-art synthesis offers a review of the most recent data available as of July 2016 and the most relevant contextual information on key FGM/C issues.

The data and information gathered here is intended to inform policy-makers, donors, programme planners, and other key stakeholders.

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