Country Guinea-Bissau
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Other harmful practices

Brief Description

The Government of Guinea Bissau  sponsored the creation of the National Committee to Combat Harmful Practices with the effort of combating practices that affect, in particular, the health of women and children, and more specifically genital mutilation and early forced marriage.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/GNB/6 para 112