Country South Sudan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description


According to Section 259 of The Penal Code, whoever, makes or causes female genital mutilation/cutting to be performed, commits an offence, and upon conviction, shall be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or with a fine or with both.

Source of Information

The Government of South Sudan, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 24

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