Country Iran Islamic Republic of
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

Article 664 of Islamic Penal Code 2013 criminalises FGM. 

Source of Information

The Government of Islamic Republic of Iran'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.