WHO Guidelines on the Management of Health Complications from Female Genital Mutilation

With an estimated 200 million women and girls at risk or in need of specialized care, the 2016 WHO guidelines shares guiding principles, recommendations, and best practices for deinfibulation, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, and information, education and communication interventions surrounding the management of health complications due to female genital mutilation (FGM). This information is geared towards supporting clinical providers caring for women and girls living with FGM, but can also be used for developing related trainings, job aids, and local and national health-care protocols.

The Guidelines are available in English.

Policy briefs are available in EnglishArabic and French.