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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Strengthening the Provision Of FGM Prevention Services through the Education Sector – 26.09.2019

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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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Empowering Pupils and Students as “EndFGM Advocates” in Nigeria – 16.09.2019

According to WHO, the term “Female Genital Mutilation” refers to all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Basically, FGM is carried out by different people for so many different reasons. However, various researches have proven that none of the…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Sustaining the Campaign to #EndFGM through existing School Clubs in Nigeria- 12.09.2019

TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Sustaining the Campaign to #EndFGM through existing School Clubs in Nigeria- 12.09.2019 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…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT : Enhancing the role of Teachers as EndFGM Advocates in Nigeria – 05.09.2019

In Nigeria today, Communities are coming out to openly declare abandonment of FGM which is known as “Public Declaration of FGM Abandonment.” Public declaration of FGM abandonment is not the end of FGM in a community but a means to and end of the practice.  Public declaration of FGM abandonment also means that a community…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT : Enhancing the role of Teachers as EndFGM Advocates in Nigeria – 05.09.2019

In Nigeria today, Communities are coming out to openly declare abandonment of FGM which is known as “Public Declaration of FGM Abandonment.” Public declaration of FGM abandonment is not the end of FGM in a community but a means to and end of the practice. Public declaration of FGM abandonment also means that a community…

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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Providing FGM-related services in partnership with TBAs in Nigeria – 29.08.2019

Since the adoption of the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach in Nigeria in 1979, Government has recognized the need for integrating traditional birth attendants (TBAs) into the PHC system and had consequently initiated TBAs training programmes. In spite of the high patronage of traditional birth attendants, many of their practices during childbirth have been found…

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