Country Senegal
Year 2021
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

From 3 to 5 November 2021, Senegal hosted the Global Youth Roundtable for the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation on the theme "Accelerating Progress to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation: Putting Youth First!" 

The goals of the Youth Roundtable are among others, to highlight the contributions of young people to eliminating FGM since the inception of the Joint Programme; to draw on their contributions and perspectives to inform the Phase IV of the Joint; and to launch a global youth movement to accelerate the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation.


Source of Information

The Government of Senegal'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.

Global Youth Roundtable - Accelerating Progress to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation: Put Young People First! (UNFPA)