International Day of Zero Tolerance Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting

The United Nations observes a number of days celebrating human rights, children, world habitat, and the widely celebrated World Day of Peace. You may view a list of United Nations Observances.

On the 6th of February each year, the World Health Organisation and the United Nations observes International Day of Zero Tolerance Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting.

Zero tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation means the practice should not be tolerated for any reason, no matter the type, who is doing it and on whom.

Female Genital Mutilation which involves the removal of part, or all, of the female genitalia has been recognised as a serious form of violence against women and girls.

The practice should not be allowed to continue under the guise of tradition or religion, leaving many women’s lives miserable. You may read a further description (fact sheet) and international response to female genital mutilation on the World Health Organisation Website.

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Saieditor is writing and reflection on spirituality, human values (in literature), writing and the path to the divine, the goal of human life. Saieditor lives in Shepparton, Australia … In this post we share the offerings of this website and the works of Saieditor.

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