Country Senegal
Year 2022
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

Senegal developed and implemented two National Action Plans to promote the abandonment of FGM for the period of 2000-2005 and 2010-2015. A National Strategy 2022-2026 and a National Action Plan  2022-2030 are currently being implemented in order to achieve the ultimate national goal of eliminating the practice of FGM in Senegal by 2030 - "A Senegal without FGM where all women and girls enjoy their right to physical integrity".


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.