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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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TWEET CONFERENCE SCRIPT: Overview of Ebonyi State Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Law, 2018 – 01.11.2018

According to @WHO, the term “Female Genital Mutilation” refers to 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 Type I: partial or total removal of the clitoris and/or the prepuce (clitoridectomy). Subgroups…

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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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