International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM 2017

6 February 2017

It's here! 

Today, 6 February, is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM.

Today is a day of global advocacy and a chance for ordinary people all over the world to raise their voices and make a difference for girls.

Today is a day when we can all stand up and loudly proclaim that we have “zero tolerance” for this human rights violation and form of violence against women.

For more information about Zero Tolerance Day, please visit the UN's website here

What can you do?

You can make some noise on social media by sharing the following with your networks and adding your voice to the conversation.

Be sure to follow us @TheGirlGen to see what's happening all across Africa and the world today! 

Find all our Zero Tolerance Day infographics

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Lyndsey Jefferson

Digital Communications Manager

Lyndsey Jefferson works in the communications team at The Girl Generation. She helps develop and share stories of change from the grassroots to the global level. 

Lyndsey is a human rights advocate and is passionate about gender equality and ending violence against women. Previously, she worked as a researcher in the UK Parliament and she also volunteered for the Obama campaign in the US. Lyndsey holds an MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Science from Indiana University. 

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