Country Niger
Year 2019
Type of Measure Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

To combat female genital mutilation (FGM), in addition to regulatory texts and awareness-raising, income-generating activities support is provided to excisers. Thus, 13 excisers in the village of Tamou (Tillabéri region) have changed jobs by abandoning the profession of excisers.

Source of Information

Niger's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.29.