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Female genital mutilation : a joint WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA statement.

Author: World Health Organization.; UNICEF.; United Nations Population Fund.
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This document contains the joint statement of the World Health Organization (WHO), UN Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on female genital mutilation. The introduction to the statement notes that the purpose of the statement is not to criticize or condemn but to allow people to understand the hazards and indignity of harmful practices and to realize that it is possible to give up  Read more...
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Female genital mutilation.
Geneva : World Health Organization, 1997
(OCoLC)647596804
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization.; UNICEF.; United Nations Population Fund.
ISBN: 9241561866 9789241561860
OCLC Number: 37029347
Description: iii, 20 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: What is Female genital mutilation? --
Health complications --
International agreements --
National and community action --
International approaches and actions --
Conclusion.

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This document contains the joint statement of the World Health Organization (WHO), UN Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on female genital mutilation. The introduction to the statement notes that the purpose of the statement is not to criticize or condemn but to allow people to understand the hazards and indignity of harmful practices and to realize that it is possible to give up harmful practices without giving up meaningful aspects of their culture.

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