Country Indonesia
Year 2017
Type of Measure Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

In 2017, the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection published the "Publishing Advocation and Socialization Guideline for Female Circumcision Prevention for Leaders and Religious Agency". This guideline will provide tool for religious leaders and known religious agency to convince society that there is no verse or religion text, religion teaching regarding female circumcision; no medical benefits; and no social/behavioral consequences. This guideline have been widely spread in South Kalimantan and North Sumatera. 

Source of Information

Indonesia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.42