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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Unleashing Youth Power: Enhancing the role of community-based youth organizations in the EndFGM campaign in Nigeria – 13.02.2020

Anchor: Ola Moses Decoda (@olamosesdecoda) WHO defined Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in 1997 as all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. FGM was classified by WHO into 4 types based on process and extent of mutilation with sub…

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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: Protecting girls and women from FGM through the “Neighbourhood watch” approach” – 30th January, 2020.

Anchor: Sarumi Abayomi T.” (@aatsarumi) In many cases, we ignore the effect of our social norms in the grand scheme of things in and around our communities. There are other times that we consider doing many things just because we are worried about the thoughts of people around us without trying to find out what…

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FACEBOOK CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Partnering with families (nuclear and extended) to EndFGM – 28th January 2020

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 rights of women and…

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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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