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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Sustaining the Campaign to #EndFGM through existing School Clubs in Nigeria- 12.09.2019

TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Sustaining the Campaign to #EndFGM through existing School Clubs in Nigeria- 12.09.2019 FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, and is defined as all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. There are four types of…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT : Enhancing the role of Teachers as EndFGM Advocates in Nigeria – 05.09.2019

In Nigeria today, Communities are coming out to openly declare abandonment of FGM which is known as “Public Declaration of FGM Abandonment.” Public declaration of FGM abandonment is not the end of FGM in a community but a means to and end of the practice.  Public declaration of FGM abandonment also means that a community…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Providing FGM-related services in partnership with TBAs in Nigeria – 29.08.2019

Since the adoption of the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach in Nigeria in 1979, Government has recognized the need for integrating traditional birth attendants (TBAs) into the PHC system and had consequently initiated TBAs training programmes. In spite of the high patronage of traditional birth attendants, many of their practices during childbirth have been found…

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FACEBOOK CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Partnering with Community Based Associations in the Campaign to end FGM In Nigeria – Tuesday, 27th August 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.   Type I: partial or total removal of the…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Custodians of Culture: the key to ending FGM – 22.08.2019Tweet Conferences

TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Custodians of Culture: the key to ending FGM – 22.08.2019

Nigeria, due to its large population, has the highest absolute number of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) cases worldwide, accounting for about one-quarter of the estimated 115–130 million circumcised women in the world (Okeke et al., 2012). Interestingly however, within the last 10 years of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM elimination in Nigeria, much has changed.…

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WHATSAPP CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Partnering with Traditional Rulers/Villages Heads in the Campaign to end FGM in Nigeria – 21.08.2019

A: BACKGROUND: FGM comprises all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons (World Health Organisation-WHO). FGM is practiced in 30 countries in Africa and in a few countries in Asia and the Middle East. The rise in international migration has…

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