|International Human Rights Instruments|| |
- 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Art 25.
- 1962 Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages.
- 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Art 7, 18.
- 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Art.12.
- 1981 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Art. 2, 5.
- 1999 General Recommendation No. 24 (20th session, CEDAW)
- 1981 UN Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief protects. General Assembly Resolution 36/55, 25 January 1981
- 1984 Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 1465 UNTS 85
- 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), A/RES/44/25 Art.19, 37, 24.
- 1993 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women G.A. res. 48/104, 48 U.N.
GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 217, U.N. Doc. A/48/49.
- 2003 The declaration for the elimination of the FGM, Cairo.
- Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, FemaleCircumcision, General Recommendation no. 14, Ninth session, UN Document A/45/38.1990
|Regional human rights instruments|| |
- 1981 African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, OAU. Art 4, 5, 16, 18.
- 1990 African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, adopted by the Organization of African Unity. Art.3, 14, 21.
- 1999 Ouagadougou Declaration of the Regional Workshop on the Fight against Female Genital Mutilation in the Member.
- 1998 The Banjul Declaration, Inter-African committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children and Gambian committee on Traditional Practices (GAMCOTRAP).
- 2003 Maputo, Mozambique Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.
- 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
- 1987 European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, 27 International Legal Materials (1988) 1152.
- 2001 Female genital mutilation. Resolution 1247 Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
- 2001 Resolution on Female Genital Mutilation, European Parliament. (2001.2035(INI).
|National Law against FGM|| |
|Occidental Countries: African countries: |
|Legal resources|| |
- ’WHO: Female Genital Mutilation Programmes to Date: What Works and What Doesnt
- WHO: The prevention and the management of the health complications Policy guidelines for nurses and midwives
- World Medical Association. Statement on Condemnation of Female Genital Mutilation, Adopted by the 45th World Medical Assembly, Budapest, Hungary, October 1993.
- American Medical Association, Council on Scientific Affairs, Report 5 (I-94): Female Genital Mutilation, Chicago, 1994.
- Committee on Medical Ethics. Guidance for doctors approached by victims of female genital mutilation. London: British Medical Association, 1996.
- Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics. Female Genital Mutilation (RE9749). Pediatrics 1998; 102(1): 153-156.
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Female Circumcision/Female Genital Mutilation (FC/FGM) Fact Sheet.
- Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana Les Mutilations Génitales Féminines (MGF)
- Henriette Kouyaté Excision et mouvements feminins