Country Cameroon
Year 2021
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

In 2021, Cameroon adopted the Second National Action Plan to Combat FGM. The country also updated the terms of reference of the local committees to tackle the isuue. This National Action Plan is relevant for the three regions, Manyu in the South West, Logone and Chari in the Far North and the central region of Mfoundi-Briqueterie, whereFGM is practised. 

Source of Information

The Government of Cameroon's submission for the 2022 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensifying Global Efforts for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilations.