The Humanitarian-Development Nexus: The Future of Protection in the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation

Girls who have undergone FGM and/or child marriage play in the school yard at Kalas Girls Primary School, Uganda.


This technical note facilitates the exchange of knowledge on the impact of humanitarian crises on female genital mutilation (FGM) and explores the adoption of the humanitarian-development nexus approach for FGM elimination by drawing on key UNICEF programme and operational strategies for linking humanitarian and development programming to ensure inclusion of FGM in response plans.

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