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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Preventing the spread of COVID-19 as we work together to end FGM – 02.04.2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, an unprecedented number of people are participating in forms of self-isolation, lockdown or quarantine. With the School close-down in Nigeria, (due to the outbreak of COVID-19), girls in Nigeria are at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and are to be protected from FGM.   Some FGM…

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FACEBOOK CONFERENCE Transcript: Promoting the right of women, a tool to ending Female Genital Mutilation – 31.03.2020

by Ola Moses Morakinyo 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…

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TWITTER CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Ending FGM through a Gender equal world: Role of Government. – 26.03.2020

by Anthonia Okoli Sustainable Development Goal 5 of the 2030 Agenda is about ending violence, and discrimination against women and girls and making sure they have equal opportunities as men and boys in all aspects of life. This goal calls for policies for women, and participation by women in political, economic and public life. In…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Ending FGM Through a Gender Equal World: Role of Traditional Institutions – 19.03.2020

by Korikiye Teke @Her_petiteness on Thursday, 19th March 2020 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) classifies FGM into four types, and all four types are all practiced in…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Ending FGM through a gender equal world: Role of men – 12.03.2020

Anchor: @_chzy (Lauryn Dunkwu) WHO estimates that more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone #FGM and continue to live with the negative consequences of this violating procedure. Further estimates by UNICEF (2016) show that 3 million girls around the world are at the risk of undergoing female genital mutilation every year.…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: A World Without FGM Is Possible Through Gender Equality and The Realization of Women’s Rights – 05.03.2020

Anchor: @Micheal_Avocat (Michael Olaniyan) Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is an internationally recognized issue owing to its adverse impacts on physical and psychosocial wellbeing and erosion of sexual and reproductive health rights among women. According to WHO, it is estimated that more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation in…

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