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TWEET CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT: Engaging Community – based Women’s association to end FGM in Southeast Nigeria – 01.08.2019

Women are a major stakeholder in the development project of any society. Globally, the issues of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) have been attracting a lot of attention from scholars. According to 2006 Nigerian population census figure, women constituted 49% of the total population, but there has been a gross gender gap between men…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: PARTNERING WITH MEN AS ENDFGM ADVOCATES IN NIGERIA – 25.07.2019

Men in their roles as fathers, husbands, community and religious leaders may play a pivotal part in the ending or continuation of female genital mutilation (FGM). Men are important actors who influence the reproductive health outcomes of women. The role of men is even more important in some developing countries or patriarchal structures where husbands…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Strengthening Women to Lead the Campaign to in Nigeria – 18.07.2019

It is a common place in the world that people set solutions for problems without involving those affected in the process. At the transitioning of the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN realised that young people have been neglected in the decisions that would affect them As the world continues to…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Empowering young Girls as endFGM change agents in Nigeria – 11.07.2019

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 SCRIPT: Partnering with Civil Society Organizations to end Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria” 25.06.2019

Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been portrayed is a form of human rights abuse. Young women and girls who undergo FGM are subjected to the risk of developing infections as well as gynecological and psychological complications. Where severe bleeding occurs, the risk of death is imminent. Although FGM has been decried as an unnecessary and…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Partnering with the Education Sector to end FGM in Nigeria – 20.06.2019

Quality, universal education is a vital step in the eradication of FGM in Nigeria, as it is everywhere, and a good level of literacy in the population makes the anti-FGM message easier to spread.  Ending Female Genital Mutilation and other forms of GBV is a priority for countries wishing to achieve ambitious global goals on…

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