The WHO FGM Cost Calculator has two primary functions. It estimates the current and projected financial health care costs associated with FGM in specific countries, as well as the potential cost savings to health systems of reducing new cases of FGM.
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This manual is meant for training program managers to promote the abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It has been designed under a joint program of the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Children’s Fund.
On this online platform you will find instructions and advice on how to design a small & simple FGM-survey, how to extend it, how to evaluate and how to present the results. It includes instructions on:
The REPLACE project in the EU recognizes that FGM is a social norm and that each community has different belief systems and enforcement mechanisms supporting its continuation.
Midwives play a key role not only in averting maternal and newborn deaths, but also in promoting good health in communities as a whole. FGM is a deeply entrenched cultural practice and many midwives face significant social pressure from the community to perform it.
This brief two pager summarizes several SBCC approaches regarding FGM.
Listed are ideas for behavior change through:
This fact sheet provides information and statistics about:
- The prevalence of FGM
- Different types of FGM
- Statistics about efforts to stop FGM
This fact sheet provides the basic information about the many health risks of FGM/C, including short term and long term health problems.