Health / Emotional and sexual life - - International

Female genital mutilation/cutting and violence against women and girls: Strengthening the policy linkages between different forms of violence

28.02.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

This policy note explores policy and programming interlinkages and considers entry points in the areas of national legislation, prevention strategies, response for survivors, and data and evidence, for increased coordination and collaboration to advance the objectives of ending female genital mutilation/cutting FGM/C and other forms of violence against Women and girls VAWG, in particular intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence. This policy note is intended for multiple audiences, including those directly involved in policy development, planning and implementing initiatives, those providing technical support, and advocates for ending all forms of VAWG, including FGM/C.


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : Gayle Nelson
  • Publishing house : United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • Publication date : 2017
  • Number of pages : 16
  • Language : English


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