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06 Dec 2016

HAI - Launch of the FGM Prevalence Study in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq - December 6th, 2016

  • Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Heartland Alliance International (HAI)  along  with the Higher Council for Women Affairs (HCWA) will host the Launch of the FGM Prevalence Study in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The launch is scheduled to take place on 7 December 2016 in Erbil. HAI in partnership with UNICEF and HCWA conducted the first official scientific study on FGM in KRI in 2015. The study documents the FGM rates among girls age 4-14 years in Sulaymaniayh, Dohuk, Erbil and Halabja to provide a better understanding of the extent, potential causes, effects, behaviors and trends related to FGM.

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