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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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Partnering with Muslim Women Groups to sustain the campaign To End FGM in Nigeria – 21st February, 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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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Empowering Christian Religious groups (men, women and youth, etc.) to sustain the campaign to end FGM in Nigeria – 14th February, 2019.

 According to Wikipedia, in 2010, 48.3% of Nigerians were Christians; 48.9% were Muslims, and 2.8% were followers of indigenous and other religions, or unaffiliated (source:  Report on Religion and Public Life by the Pew Research Center, 18 December 2012), Christian Religious Groups are different groups or societies which can be found in churches and they…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Enhancing The Capacity Of Religious Leaders (Christian And Muslim) To Lead The Campaign To End FGM In Religious Settings In Nigeria – 7th February, 2019.

It is estimated that over 200 million girls and women worldwide are living with or at risk of suffering the associated negative health consequences of FGM   Every year 3 million girls and women are at risk of FGM and are therefore exposed to the potential negative health consequences of this harmful practice.   FGM…

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FACEBOOK CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Translating Political Decisions into Concrete Actions at the Grassroots to Reach the Goal of Zero Tolerance to FGM by 2030 – 6th February, 2019)

INTRODUCTION: Good evening everyone and thank you for joining us today in our monthly Facebook Conference in the campaign to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  Today, 6th February 2019, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  We shall be discussing the global theme for 2019, which is “Translating political decisions…

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