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UNFPA has partnered with key stakeholders under the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation to deliver on this commitment through strategic outreach at the community level, engagement of men and boys, and enhanced access to quality services for FGM prevention, response, and care. Despite the important achievements realized, the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing drought that has affected several FGM hotspot counties have presented new challenges that call for greater investments in response to the needs of women and girls who suffer the consequences of FGM. Strengthening FGM data and research capacity to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM will also be a key driver of progress as we move towards an FGM-free world.