Tweet Conferences

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Empowering young Girls as endFGM change agents in Nigeria – 11.07.2019

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 World Health Organisation (WHO) classifies FGM into 4 types. WHO classifies FGM into four categories with…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Partnering with Civil Society Organizations to end Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria” 25.06.2019

Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been portrayed is a form of human rights abuse. Young women and girls who undergo FGM are subjected to the risk of developing infections as well as gynecological and psychological complications. Where severe bleeding occurs, the risk of death is imminent. Although FGM has been decried as an unnecessary and…

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Facebook Conference

FACEBOOK CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Ending FGM through Strategic partnership with key sectors such as Health, Education, and Law Enforcement – 25.06.2019

Today, 25th June 2019, the UNICEF Nigeria supported Facebook conference will discuss the topic on “Ending FGM through Strategic partnership with key sectors such as Health, Education, and Law Enforcement”. 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…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Partnering with the Education Sector to end FGM in Nigeria – 20.06.2019

Quality, universal education is a vital step in the eradication of FGM in Nigeria, as it is everywhere, and a good level of literacy in the population makes the anti-FGM message easier to spread.  Ending Female Genital Mutilation and other forms of GBV is a priority for countries wishing to achieve ambitious global goals on…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Partnering with the Health Sector to end FGM in Nigeria – 13.06.2019

Female genital mutilation (FGM) otherwise known as female genital cutting or female circumcision, is defined as “all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or any other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons”. The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified FGM into four types, and they…

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Facebook Conference

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…

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