Changing harmful cultural practices; the role of the authorities

Activity: Talk or presentation / Performance / SpeechesTalk or presentation - at conferenceAcademic


Is Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery a harmful cultural practice? Is it in similar to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting? If so, what are the States' obligations under article 5 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women?
Period20 Sept 2019
Held atRS: FdR Institute MCfHR
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting; Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery; harmful cultural practices