Country Australia
Year 2020 - 2022
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

During 2020-2022, the 'Australian NGO Cooperation Program' (Australian development program) funded 'International Needs Australia' to deliver a project aimed at reducing FGM as well as maintaining core funding to global organizations that work to systematically eradicate FGM including by working with: traditional leaders; faith-based and religious institutions; families and communities; youth; men and boys; grassroots and women’s organizations; as well as health sector workers, particularly their ability to prevent FGM, including medicalization, and manage FGM complications. 


Source of Information

The Government of Australia'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.

Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP)