The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Nigeria, has lamented the high prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Oyo State.
The Executive Director of HACEY Health Initiative, Rhoda Robinson, and Oyo State Government have called on traditional circumcisers in the country to stop Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), saying the practice is dangerous to the health of women and girls now and in future.
6 Dec 2020
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been identified as a contributing factor to the increased rate of girl-child and women mortality in Imo State. Therefore, stakeholders in Urualla and Ihitte-Uboma Councils of the state have been urged to join hands in the fight aimed at stopping FGM and cultural practices that endanger life and violate people’s…
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).
8 Jan 2020
Burdened by the existing practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kwara State, a non-governmental organisation, Kick Against Genital Multiple ( KAGM) has intensified efforts to wag war against the practice in families across the state.
8 Jan 2020
Burdened by the existing practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kwara State, a non governmental organisation, Kick Against Genital Multiple ( KAGM) has intensified efforts to wag war against the practice in families across the state.
10 Oct 2019
Female Genital Mutilation is one of the oldest Africa tradition which has been in practice for many centuries. This practice has health implications in which the World Health Organization has campaign vigorously to put an end to. A report revealed that Nigeria has the highest absolute number of FGM worldwide, accounting for about one-quarter of…
5 Jul 2019
I think the OBE will silence some of the critics that said FGM was not an issue in the UK. I believe my OBE will also allow me to help change the conversation...
7 Mar 2019
Female genital mutilation (FGM), one of the most controversial and not-so-widely discussed harmful traditional practice, cannot be hidden anymore, thanks to the forces...
8 Feb 2019
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief in Enugu Office, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, is seeking collaboration of the media in the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM).
9 Dec 2018
Patriarchy and women’s vulnerability could not have been better expressed on stage than the performance of Paul Ugbede’s August Meeting...
10 Feb 2018
As the world marked the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a group, Edo Women’s Development Initiative (EWDI) yesterday called on the Federal Government and the media to collaborate in stopping the practice which the United Nations has classified as violence against women. The group said government should make it as…