Health bodies demand zero tolerance on FGM by all health personnel and pledge to be at the forefront of the generation where FGM ends

6 February 2015

The Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practice, Addis Ababa

“Spearheaded by the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices, a coalition of leading health bodies have committed to mobilise their members and use their spheres of influence to accelerate an end this extreme form of violence against women and girls around the world.

Many health personnel are already leading advocates for ending FGM and provide excellent care, but we need a final push to make sure that every single professional comes on board.”

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