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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Strengthening the role of the extended family in protecting girls and women from FGM – 23.01.2019

BY DARE OLAGOKE-ADARAMOYE (@dareadaramoye) Female genital mutilation (FGM) is an internationally recognized issue owing to its adverse impacts on physical and psychosocial wellbeing and erosion of sexual and reproductive health rights among women. Most of the estimated 200 million girls and women living today throughout 29 countries were victims of genital mutilation by the age of 15,…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Supporting Parents (Mothers& Fathers) To Protect Their Daughters From FGM – 09.01.2020

BY OLUFALADE ADESEMOLA @CAPRI_TOLU It is estimated that more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation in the countries where the practice is concentrated. There is an estimated 3 million girls at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation every year. FGM impacts on the sexual and reproductive health and…

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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: 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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