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Legal basis

The Network against Female Genital Cutting Switzerland offers a brief overview of the legal situation internationally and in Switzerland. People affected by FGM/C and professionals can also obtain legal advice.

Both international law and the vast majority of national legislations prohibit female genital cutting (FGM/C). Legal regulations in Switzerland also include measures aimed at prevention, at protecting victims of FGM/C and at ensuring assistance and support for those affected.