Country Senegal
Year 2010
Type of Measure Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


In 2010, the Government commissioned a study to evaluate the implementation status of the Act of 1999 prohibiting female genital mutilation/cutting. It highlighted the need for a new plan to hasten the end of female genital mutilation and generate awareness among the communities still practicing it, with a view to totally eradicating it by 2015.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/17/SEN/1 para. 24