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FACEBOOK CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Ending FGM: Enhancing the Role of Children and Young People

Good evening everyone, we welcome you to today’s edition of the UNICEF Nigeria supported Facebook conference designed to Female Genital Mutilation. This Facebook conference is part of a multidisciplinary approach to eliminate the harmful practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in this generation in line with the global goals #endcuttinggirls. This conference is a unique one as it marks the …

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Advocacy: An Important step in building partnership to end FGM – 16.05.2019

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), which is prevalent in 30 countries in Africa and in a few countries in Asia and the Middle East – is now present across the globe due to international migration. 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 …

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Community Dialogue: A platform for developing an agenda for ending FGM - 09.05.2019

Community dialogues provide a platform to engage community members including parents, adolescents, and community leaders in discussions issues affecting the lives of Community members and how to address them in their community. Through community dialogues, community members will explore ways to address their challenges such as improving their healthcare seeking behaviours and using modern health care services and products. Female …

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Community Mobilization; a vital process in the campaign to end FGM – 02.05.2019

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. FGM Type I: partial or total removal of the clitoris and/or the prepuce (Clitoridectomy). …

FACEBOOK CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Ending FGM through provision and accessibility of social and legal services – 30.04.2019

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined, by the World Health Organization (WHO), as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for nonmedical reasons”. The term FGM is preferred by WHO and United Nations in order to convey the irreparable physical and psychological damage done to girls …
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