22 U.S.C. § 262k-2 : US Code - Section 262K-2: Female genital mutilation
Search 22 U.S.C. § 262k-2 : US Code - Section 262K-2: Female genital mutilation
Beginning 1 year after September 30, 1996, the Secretary of the
Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of
each international financial institution to use the voice and vote
of the United States to oppose any loan or other utilization of the
funds of their respective institution, other than to address basic
human needs, for the government of any country which the Secretary
of the Treasury determines -
(1) has, as a cultural custom, a known history of the practice
of female genital mutilation; and
(2) has not taken steps to implement educational programs
designed to prevent the practice of female genital mutilation.
(b) "International financial institution" defined
For purposes of this section, the term "international financial
institution" shall include the institutions identified in section
532(b) of this Act.
Transparency of budgets
International bureaus, congresses, etc.