EndFGM

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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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Nigerian Celebrities: Enhancing their role as EndFGM Advocates – 31.10.2019

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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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 TRANSCRIPT: MUSIC: A Powerful Tool for mobilizing Communities to end FGM – 17.10.2019

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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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Nigerian Film Industry (Nollywood): A Strategic Partner in the EndFGM Campaign” – 10.10.2019

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 clitoris…

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