Cross-border FGM Slashes Gains against Unkind ‘cut’

  • Unicef says in its latest analysis that over four million girls around the world are at risk of being cut in 2020. That is despite the reduction of FGM worldwide.
  • Factors contributing to cross-border FGM include shared traditions among border communities, fear of arrest in their own countries, lack of proximity to circumcisers in their own communities and the absence of strong regional monitoring systems. Continue reading