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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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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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