International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) (Feb 6

UNFPA, jointly with UNICEF, leads the largest global program to accelerate the abandonment of FGM, currently focusing on 17 African countries and also supporting regional and global initiatives. Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. 

Resources at http://www.un.org/en/events/femalegenitalmutilationday/index.shtml. #EndFGM www.enditnow.org