Tanzania: Enforcement of the law against female genital mutilation
This update urges the government to continue its efforts to end the practice of FGM through education, enforcement of the law and disciplinary action against police officers and court officials who fail to implement the law appropriately.
Submitted on Fri, 04/21/2006 - 23:00
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