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U.S. Government Marks International Day Of Zero Tolerance For FGM/C

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
Catherine Russell, U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and discusses the launch of the State Department’s “first-ever social media campaign to raise awareness and break the silence around FGM/C” (2/5).

White House: Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Zero Tolerance Day for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
“Today marks the twelfth annual International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). On this occasion, we stand in solidarity with the more than 125 million women and girls alive today who have undergone FGM/C, and we renew the call to end this harmful practice…” (2/6).

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