(February 2014) PRB joins USAID in commemorating Feb. 6, 2014, the 11th anniversary of the first International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. An estimated 100 million to 140 million girls and women worldwide have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and more than 3 million girls are at risk for cutting each year on the African continent alone.
Explore PRB’s new content on FGM/C:
- Browse Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Data and Trends Update 2014, an update of our 2010 data sheet.
- Read a report, Ending Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Lessons From a Decade of Progress.
- Download an infographic on key data and trends from the data sheet.
- Read a blog post on zero tolerance to FGM/C.
Join the conversation on Twitter by following @PRBdata and using the hashtags #ZTD and #EndFGM in your tweets.