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FACEBOOK CONFERENCE Transcript: Promoting the right of women, a tool to ending Female Genital Mutilation – 31.03.2020

by Ola Moses Morakinyo 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…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Unleashing Youth Power: amplifying the #EndFGM campaign in Nigeria through young Social Media Advocates (SMAs) – 06.02.2020.

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 2020. N/B: UN official hash-tags and handles for 2020 celebration: #EndFGM #YouthEndFGM and @unicefprotects @GPtoEndFGM Today, February 6, is a day set aside annually since 2012 by the UN General Assembly as the “International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM” aimed at amplifying efforts towards the…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Working with Men and Boys to End FGM and Gender Based Violence – 12.12.2019

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a widespread problem perpetrated primarily by men and members of the community and individuals tolerating negative practices like Female Genital Mutilation. According to UNICEF, at least 200 million girls and women have been cut in 30 countries with representative data on prevalence Several research work have proved that we can’t end GBV…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Understanding FGM as Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) – 05.12.2019

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for nonmedical reasons.   The World Health Organisation (WHO) classifies FGM into 4 types. WHO classifies FGM into four categories with…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Community Based Child Protection Committee: A System For Monitoring Compliance To Commitment Made During The Public Declaration Of Abandonment Of FGM- 28.11.2019

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 FGM, as classified by World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1997 and subdivided in 2008, and…

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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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