In 2012 the government of Kenya passed a landmark policy to manage its rapid population growth.
The weak U.S. economy, reflected in higher unemployment, lower incomes, and widening inequality, is the main reason the number of Americans receiving federal food stamp benefits grew rapidly since 2000.
PRB's data sheet contains the latest information available on the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting. This update of the 2010 wallchart shows the practice is still present in at least 29 developing countries, although there is some evidence that younger generations in some countries may face a slightly smaller risk.
PRB Observed Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM/C on Feb. 6 With New Materials