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On the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the World Food Program (WFP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) reiterate their position that FGM/C is a grave violation of the human rights of women and girls, and a harmful practice that can have profoundly detrimental impact on their health, including their psychological, sexual and reproductive health and can sometimes cause their death.