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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Understanding FGM as Violence Against Children – 13.12.2018

Before we proceed with our topic on VAC, it is important that we understand what (FGM) Female Genital Mutilation is.   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…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Gender Inequality and Social Norm: FGM as a Case Study – 6th December, 2018

The World Health Organisation (@WHO), defines the term “Female Genital Mutilation” as “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons”. There are 4 Types of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Type I: partial or total removal of the clitoris and/or the…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Overview Of The Female Circumcision (Prohibition) Law (Ekiti State) 2002 – 29th November, 2018

This is a Law to prohibit female genital mutilation, also erroneously called female circumcision, in Ekiti State. It prescribes punishment for offenders of #FGM. This law makes female genital mutilation a crime punishable by fine and imprisonment. Before we proceed to analyse this law, it is important that we understand what Female Genital Mutilation is.…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Overview Of Osun State Female Circumcision And Genital Mutilation (Prohibitation) Law 2004 – 22nd November, 2018

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/C into four categories with…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Overview of Violence against Women Law 2016 (Oyo State) – 15th November, 2018

Our topic for today is “Overview of Violence against Women Law 2016 (Oyo State)”. This is a Law to prohibit violence against women in public and private life, harmful traditional practice, and prescribe punishment for the offenders and other matters connected therewith. This law also prohibits Female Genital Mutilation in Oyo State and prescribe punishment…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Overview of Imo State Female Genital Mutilation (Prohibition) Law, 2017 – 8th November, 2018

The World Health organisation (@WHO), defines the term “Female Genital Mutilation” as “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons”. There are 4 Types of female genital mutilation (FGM) Type I: partial or total removal of the clitoris and/or the…

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