International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

February 6th is International Day of Zero tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. This is a day being promoted by the UN in an effort to stamp out FGM.

Please have a look here and here for more information on Zero Tolerance Day.

On 20 December 2012, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/67/146 in which it
Calls upon States, the United Nations system, civil society and all stakeholders to continue to observe 6 February as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation and to use the day to enhance awareness- raising campaigns and to take concrete actions against female genital mutilations”.

For more information please see the UN Webpage.

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