Types of Violence - - Europe

Female genital mutilation in Europe

22.05.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

This interim report is a draft text which was submitted to the vote of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) calls on the member states to strengthen their legal arsenal, to develop awareness campaigns, Education and training programs for professionals in contact with women and girls who have experienced or are at risk of genital mutilation. In this report, the Assembly encourages parliaments to take action against this harmful practice, which constitutes a serious violation of the rights of women and children.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Béatrice Fresko-Rolfo
  • Publishing house : Council of Europe
  • Publication date : 2016
  • Number of pages : 14
  • Language : French, English


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