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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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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Partnering with the Health Sector to end FGM in Nigeria – 13.06.2019

Female genital mutilation (FGM) otherwise known as female genital cutting or female circumcision, is defined as “all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or any other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons”. The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified FGM into four types, and they…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Advocacy: An Important step in building partnership to end FGM – 16.05.2019

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), which is prevalent in 30 countries in Africa and in a few countries in Asia and the Middle East – is now present across the globe due to international migration. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) includes all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of external genitalia or other injury to…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Community Dialogue: A platform for developing an agenda for ending FGM – 09.05.2019

Community dialogues provide a platform to engage community members including parents, adolescents, and community leaders in discussions issues affecting the lives of Community members and how to address them in their community. Through community dialogues, community members will explore ways to address their challenges such as improving their healthcare seeking behaviours and using modern health…

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