European Parliament votes to end Female Genital Mutilation

February 12, 2020

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution to end the practice of Female Genital Mutilation around the world.

It’s estimated that 180 thousand young girls are at risk of FGM in Europe alone.

The strategy calls for more member states to criminalise the act, better education and further engagement with communities.

Fine Gael Fine Gael MEP Frances Fitzgerald is calling for a zero-tolerance approach

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