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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Providing FGM-related services in partnership with TBAs in Nigeria – 29.08.2019

Since the adoption of the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach in Nigeria in 1979, Government has recognized the need for integrating traditional birth attendants (TBAs) into the PHC system and had consequently initiated TBAs training programmes. In spite of the high patronage of traditional birth attendants, many of their practices during childbirth have been found to adversely affect the health …
TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Providing FGM-related services in partnership with TBAs in Nigeria – 29.08.2019

FACEBOOK CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Partnering with Community Based Associations in the Campaign to end FGM In Nigeria - Tuesday, 27th August 2019

FACEBOOK CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Partnering with Community Based Associations in the Campaign to end FGM In Nigeria - Tuesday, 27th August 2019
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) includes all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified FGM into four types, and they are all practiced in Nigeria.   Type I: partial or total removal of the clitoris and/or the prepuce (Clitoridectomy). …

TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Custodians of Culture: the key to ending FGM – 22.08.2019

Nigeria, due to its large population, has the highest absolute number of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) cases worldwide, accounting for about one-quarter of the estimated 115–130 million circumcised women in the world (Okeke et al., 2012). Interestingly however, within the last 10 years of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM elimination in Nigeria, much has changed. For instance, girls and women …
TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Custodians of Culture: the key to ending FGM – 22.08.2019

WHATSAPP CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Partnering with Traditional Rulers/Villages Heads in the Campaign to end FGM in Nigeria - 21.08.2019

WHATSAPP CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Partnering with Traditional Rulers/Villages Heads in the Campaign to end FGM in Nigeria - 21.08.2019
A: BACKGROUND: FGM comprises all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons (World Health Organisation-WHO). FGM is practiced in 30 countries in Africa and in a few countries in Asia and the Middle East. The rise in international migration has also increased the number of …

TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Strengthening Community Based Women’s Association to End FGM in South Western Nigeria – 15.08.2019

It is estimated that more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation in the countries where the practice is concentrated. There are an estimated 3 million girls at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation every year. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is mostly performed on 1-day-to 18-year-old females (95% of all FGM cases) which shows …
TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Strengthening Community Based Women’s Association to End FGM in South Western Nigeria – 15.08.2019
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