Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Report on Female Genital Mutilation as required by
Conference Report (H. Rept. 106-997) to Public Law 106-429
(Foreign Operations, Export Financing,
and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2001)
Prevalence of the Practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM); Laws Prohibiting FGM and Their Enforcement; Recommendations on How to Best Work to Eliminate FGM
The Conference Report (H. Rept. 106-997) to the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, Fiscal Year 2001 (P.L. 106-429) requires the Secretary of State to report to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations by March 1, 2001 on the prevalence of the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) and the existence and enforcement of laws prohibiting this practice, along with recommendations on how the United States Government can best work to eliminate this practice. Below are HTML files of the Report. If you wish to view or print a PDF version, please click here.
This report is prepared by the Office of the Senior Coordinator for International Women's Issues, Office of the Under Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State.