In Gambia, campaigners against female genital mutilation (FGM) are doing their utmost to stop the practice.

The coordinator of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Unicef Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has commended campaigners in The Gambia for their efforts in putting a stop to the practice.



Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense