International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Today, 6 February, it’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation #EndFGM. Today is dedicated to call for increased, concerted and global action to end FGM and fully uphold the human right of all women and girls. Currently, one of the most worrying trends concerning FGM is it’s medicalization. In the video below Nina Van Eekert (#ICRH @UGent and #PFH @UAntwerpen) and Samuel Kimani (@uondi.ac.ke) discuss the importance of research on medicalized FGM/C. For more information please contact nina.vaneekert@uantwerpen.be