Female Genital Mutilation
WMA current policy & action
- In April-June 2010, WMA contributed to the drafting of the Global Strategy against health care providers performing female genital mutilation initiated by several international agencies, including WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF. WMA is one of the signatories of the Global Strategy.
- Joint press release WMA/FIGO: Physicians call for elimination of female genital mutilations, February 2010
- Statement of the World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA) to the World Health Assembly 2008 on Female Genital Mutilation
Press release: Physicians call for zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation across the World, 5 February 2008
- WMA Statement on female genital mutilations, May 2005