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Female genital mutilation

23 Dec
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and Harmful Practices (HP) contribute to the limitation of sexual and reproductive health rights
12 Dec
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Pauline Tallen has disclosed that the Federal Government would soon launch an action plan to curb cases of female genital mutilation in the country.
25 Nov
Nigeria has one of the highest rates of female genital mutilation (FGM), a national daily reported the country’s minister for women affairs, Pauline Tallen as saying. Punch newspaper said Tallen was speaking in October 2021 at an event to raise awareness about FGM and cancer in the capital Abuja where she said the government would…
3 Aug
Oyo State Government has solicited support of Islamic leaders in Ibadan to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the state.
18 Jun 2021
Warning by the Federal Government that practitioners of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) would henceforth face trial and may be imprisoned for four years and/or fined N500,000.00
18 May 2021
Oyo State government, yesterday, said it would go tough against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to save the future of the girl-child.
6 Feb 2021
I tell people that if everyone was raised in my home, they may never get to see the sad realities of gender inequality existent in the world today.
6 Feb 2021
“Madam, are you sure you can push this baby, because it looks like your whole clitoris and vagina have been chopped off,” the nurse attending to an already terrified Jessica Sampson in labour had informed her.
6 Feb 2021
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Pauline Tallen, has said there are efforts to scale-up surveillance system and advocacy toward ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practice in the country.
5 Feb 2021
A non-governmental organisation, HACEY Health Initiative, has concluded plans to engage security agencies and other key stakeholders in a two-day interactive session as part of efforts to end Female Genital Mutilation
16 Nov 2020
Twenty-one communities in Owerri West and 31 others in Ehime Mbano Local Government Areas of Imo State have unanimously decided to abolish the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
20 Aug 2020
Thirty-two communities in Imo State have reached a consensus to stop the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in their respective areas.

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