Two districts in northern Ethiopia declare an end to female genital cutting

Published on UNICEF, 20 January 2011.

AFAR, Ethiopia, 20 January 2011 – An official declaration marking the abandonment of female genital cutting was issued recently in the Amibara and the Awash-Fentale districts of Ethiopia’s Afar Region.

Watch the VIDEO, 1.08 min.  UNICEF correspondent Chris Niles reports on commitments declared in two districts of northern Ethiopia’s Afar Region to end the practice of female genital cutting … (full text).

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