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Tweet Conference Transcript: Empowering Children (sons & daughters) as advocates to end FGM in their families – 02.01.2020

Anchor: Ugwu Charles Egede (@charles_clever) It is a worrisome the fact that at least 200 million girls and women alive today across some 30 countries of the world have undergone FGM. Gladly, concerted global efforts has seen an overall decline in the prevalence of the practice over the last three decades. Despite this however, FGM…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Advocacy dialogue with Traditional and religious leaders: a consensus-building strategy for ending – 21.11.2019

Female Genital Mutilation (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”. FGM includes harmful practices such as “massaging” or applying petroleum jelly/herbal concoctions/hot water to the clitoris to desensitise it or push it back into the body, which…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Male Engage Alliance to End FGM: working with community-based male (boys and men) Groups to End FGM – 07.11.2019

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, all of which are practiced in Nigeria. FGM Type I: partial or total removal of the…

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FACEBOOK CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: “Strengthening campaign to end FGM through Arts and Entertainment” – 29th October 2019

Conversations around music, storytelling, film production and other forms of art as strategic media for ending #FGM are very vital as the deliberate production of these art forms tailored to pass the message on the Effects of FGM will help push the cause farther. Considering a production force of approximately 50 movies weekly with almost…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: CREATIVE ART CONTESTS: A platform for young people to talk about FGM – 24.10.2019

Over the years, the #endcuttinggirls campaign, an initiative of UNICEF to #endFGM has become one of the most successful campaign towards eliminating female genital mutilation. Good evening everyone and thanks for joining and supporting me on yet another edition of the Today in Nigeria, the #encuttinggirls campaign has become one of the most successful campaigns…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Community Mobilization; a vital process in the campaign to end FGM – 02.05.2019

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. FGM Type I: partial or total removal of the…

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