Religious Leaders Play Important Role In Efforts To End FGM/C

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: The Role of Religious Leaders in the Global Effort to End FGM/C
Arsalan Suleman, acting U.S. special envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), discusses the importance of engaging community leaders, including religious leaders, in efforts to end female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C). He highlights an event held at the U.N. on February 8 to commemorate the International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM/C, co-convened by the OIC and the U.S. Department of State (2/25).

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