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Acting Director-General Opens Exhibition “A Wounded Woman is a Wounded Nation”

6 February 2014

The Acting Director-General opened the exhibition “A Wounded Woman is a Wounded Nation”, organized on the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. He highlighted that women would not be able to enjoy full equality if the practice of Female Genital Mutilation continued. He also recalled that the full participation of women was essential for building peace and promoting human rights and social development.