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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Disseminating the 2018 World Health Organisation (WHO) guideline: “Care of women and girls living with FGM: a clinical handbook - 17th January 2019”

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Disseminating the 2018 World Health Organisation (WHO) guideline: “Care of women and girls living with FGM: a clinical handbook - 17th January 2019”
Author: Dare Olagoke-Adaramoye

FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, and is defined as all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. There are four types of FGM, as classified by World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1997 and subdivided in 2008, and they are: Type …

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: A Comprehensive approach to ending Medicalization of FGM in Nigeria - 10th January 2019”

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: A Comprehensive approach to ending Medicalization of FGM in Nigeria - 10th January 2019”
Author: Dare Olagoke-Adaramoye

In Nigeria, the prevalence of FGM in women aged 15–49 is 24.8%. 20 million women and girls in Nigeria have undergone FGM. This represents 10% of the global total. Today, our focus will be on “A Comprehensive approach to ending Medicalization of FGM in Nigeria” For the sake of those hearing FGM for the very first time, we shall …

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Empowering Boys/Men To Address The Gender Issues Surrounding FGM – 27.12.2018

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Empowering Boys/Men To Address The Gender Issues Surrounding FGM – 27.12.2018
Author: Dare Olagoke-Adaramoye

FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation and is defined as all practices that involve the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. There are four types of FGM, as classified by World Health Organisation (WHO) and they are: Type 1 (Clitoridectomy) involves the Partial or total removal …
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