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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Girl-Child Education; a Key Strategy for ending FGM – 11.10.2018.

Today is October 11, The International Day of the Girl Child; celebrated annually since 2012. Interestingly, this all important day is set aside yearly to promote girl’s empowerment and fulfillment of their human rights while also highlighting the challenges that girls all over the world face. No doubt, some level of progress has been made…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Empowering Secondary School Students as EndFGM Advocates” 18.10.2018

Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises 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 is mostly carried out on young girls between infancy and age 15years. This is one of the reasons why we are focusing on Empowering Secondary…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Strengthening the role of Teachers in the Campaign to end FGM – 04.10.2018

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 SCRIPT: Partnering with the Print Media to Accelerate the Campaign to End FGM – 20.09.2018

Good evening all. Welcome to the weekly Twitter conference of the UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change (Phase III). I am Ademola Adebisi @VARCENigeria, your Anchor, and my co-anchor, is Korikiye Teke @herpetiteness. Today, our focus is on “Partnering With The Print Media To Accelerate The Campaign To End FGM”. We will…

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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Amplifying the campaign to end FGM through the Electronic Media (Television) – 06.09.2018

Good evening! On behalf of my Co-Host for today @CAPRTOLU and my humble self, I welcome you to today’s conference. I am @dareadaramoye. Our topic for today is “Amplifying the campaign to end FGM through the Electronic Media (Television)”. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “all procedures that…

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