EndFGM

TWEET CONFERENCE: Mainstreaming the FGM/C Abandonment Campaign into other Programs such as the Immunization Programme

From Nigeria in West Africa,  we welcome you all to today’s weekly twitter conference to end FGM/C supported by @UNICEF_Nigeria We have online @felxfames, @Femijoss and @TheSocial_nerd  as our anchors for todays conversation @cydi2k @28Toomany @endcuttinggirls This week, we will discuss “Mainstreaming the FGM/C abandonment campaign into other health programs such as the immunization programme”…

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End Violence

TWEET CONFERENCE: Working with Parents to End FGM/C and other forms of Violence against Children (VAC)

Good evening all and welcome to another edition of the UNICEF Nigeria weekly tweet conference to #endcuttinggirls   I’m @chukwubueze_n, your co-host for today’s conversation to #endFGM #endcuttinggirls   Others anchors with me for today’s conference are @mbamonyii (co-host) and @thevisionbuild (host) #endcuttinggirls     Our topic for today is “Working with Parents to End…

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EndFGM

POPOOLA’S BOW – Victoria Okorie

That it is commonly done in your area and process executed by your older acquaintances doesn’t make right. That you passed through it, felt the pain and never had any complications isn’t a reason why your daughter should pass through same procedure. Her consistent whaling and demeanor after the act revealed her pain,  hurt and…

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Diary of Survivors

“Its necessary”- @the_quidnunc

“Its necessary” “It’s tradition and it’s been on for generations” “It’s the key to her being accepted socially” “It helps preserve her virginity” “It makes her marriageable” “It’s makes her faithful to her husband” “It makes her pleasure no one but her husband” “Its necessary” It’s shocking to know that female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is…

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EndFGM

IMPACT OF YOUTH AND SOCIAL MEDIA ON ENDING FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION- OLA MOSES AND DARE ADARAMOYE

The power of the media in shaping perceptions and influencing public opinion is well-known. The media have transcended time and age, going through various tools and forms, and stayed true to its influencing power. We have witnessed discussions attempting to determine if the media influences social norms and practices, or whether the opposite would be…

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EndFGM

Partnering with Traditional Rulers and Village Heads in the Campaign to End FGM/C- Abayomi Sarumi

Welcome to today’s edition of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint programme on #endcuttinggirls. I am Abayomi Sarumi, your anchor. 2a. Today, in a bid to bring all stakeholders together, as we work to #endcuttinggirls 2b. We will look at partnering with traditional rulers/village heads in the campaign to #endcuttinggirls For the benefits of those joining is for…

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