Female genital mutilation in Switzerland - News

Web platform provides information on female genital mutilation

In Switzerland, around 14,700 women and girls are affected by or threatened with female genital mutilation (FGM). They have a right to protection and support. For the first time, a nationwide Swiss...

Swiss parliament: explicit ban on genital mutilation

The mutilation of female genitals will become an express offense in Switzerland. In their final votes on 30 September, the National Council and the Council of States have both agreed clearly to a...

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