Tweet Conferences

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Improving access to FGM-related Legal services in Nigeria- 11.04.2019

Understanding that laws against FGM, in Nigeria, are not necessarily meant to punish anyone rather to promote the health and welfare of women and girls. Today, community-level public declarations and various level of consensus building on FGM abandonment are already being widely recorded among cutting communities in various states in Nigeria. Going forward, a functional…

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Tweet Conferences

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Enhancing the quality of FGM-related health services in Nigeria – 04.04.2019

Female Genital Mutilation comprises of all procedures that involves all partial or total removal of all or part of the external Female Genitalia or other injury to the external genital organs for non-medical reasons. The practice is mostly carried out by traditional circumcisers and in many settings, health care providers perform FGM due to the…

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Facebook Conference

FACEBOOK CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: The Role Of Community Stakeholder In Eradicating The Practice Of FGM – 26.03.2019

Good evening all. Welcome to Facebook conference of the UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change (Phase III). Today 26th March, 2019 the series of our Facebook conference continues as we look at the roles community stakeholders can help to endcuttinggirls We will spend some minutes to take you through the discussion…

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Tweet Conferences

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Strengthening Community-level Surveillance Systems for Monitoring Compliance to commitments made during Public Declarations of the Abandonment of FGM (PDAs) in Nigeria – 21.03.2019

Across the world, over 200 million girls and women have undergone at least one of the four forms of female genital mutilation. Of this 200 million, 10% are Nigerians and they are people we have at one time or the other come across in our daily endeavour. This whole number is an enormous number considering…

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EndFGM

TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Sustaining and Amplifying the campaign to end FGM in Nigeria through EndFGM Community Champions” on Thursday, 10th January 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”. In other words, it is any procedure that causes injury to the female…

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