Ifrah Foundation

Ifrah Foundation
Organization Name:
Ifrah Foundation
Organization Area(s) of Expertise:
Long Organization Description:

Our mission is the?Worldwide?Eradication?of?FGM.
WHAT IS FGM/C

FGM/C stands for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, aka Female Circumcision
Defined As The Ritual Removal Of Some Or All Of The External Female Genitalia
Classified In Four Types By Degrees Of Severity From Cutting To Mutilation
Typically Carried Out By A Traditional Circumciser Using A Razor Blade
Usually Without Anesthesia
WHERE IS IT PRACTICED

Widely In 27 African Countries, Yemen And Iraqi Kurdistan
Extensively In Asia And The Middle East
Regularly Within Diaspora Communities Around The Globe
WHERE IS IT MOST PREVALENT

40 Million Women In Egypt Today Live With The Effects Of FGM/C
98% Of Women In Somalia Receive The Severest Type III Or IV FGM/C
ON WHOM IS IT PRACTICED

Exclusively On Young Girls Often Within Days After Birth And Most Usually Prior To Puberty
In 2011 Alone, (Latest Available UNICEF Statistics), Over 23 Million Girls Were Cut
TO WHAT EXTENT

UN Estimates?200 Million Girls And Women Worldwide Are Living With The ?Physical And Psychological Effects Of Female (FGM/C)
WHO Estimates More Than 20 Million Girls Remain At Risk Annually
AMNESTY Estimates Over 180 Thousand Girls Within The Western Diaspora Are Also Annually Cut

Organization Website Address:
Organization Address:
3 MAIN STREET
GLASSLOUGH, CO MONAGHAN, IRELAND
Business Address:
3 MAIN STREET
GLASSLOUGH, CO MONAGHAN, IRELAND
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