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28 Jun
In 2011, the United Nations introduced the concept of International Widows’ Day to ensure that widows are treated equally to other women in society.
3 Aug 2021
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
5 Feb 2021
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that Nigeria will record a surge in the prevalence of cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
6 May 2020
Hakam Ibrahim was seven when, like most Sudanese girls, she became a victim of female genital mutilation -- an age-old practice decried as horrific that the post-revolution government is now banning.
FGM 2 (Public Radio International)
1 Oct 2019
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says that over 5.68 million individuals have been reached through radio, television and social media to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.
3 Aug 2019
Ekiti State Government and the World Bank Group have forged an alliance aimed at working together to tackle gender-based violence, rape and female genital mutilation in the State.
9 Nov 2017
Director, Family Health and Nutrition, LSMH, Dr. Folashade Oludara, said this unethical practise, which is mostly carried out on young girls between infancy and age 15 has no health benefits.
14 Mar 2017
Disturbed by the rising cases of female genital mutilation and cutting in some parts of the country, the Centre for Social Values and Early Childhood Development...
16 May 2016
The World Health Organization on Monday released its first-ever guidelines on how medical professionals should treat victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), hoping to ease the terrible suffering caused by the widely condemned practice.


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Atletico Madrid cruised to a 2-0 win over a toothless Sevilla on Saturday in La Liga, increasing the pressure on Julen Lopetegui.
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A frontline politician in Rivers State, Prince Tonye Princewill, has lamented nonstop leadership drift in Nigeria despite the country  attaining the ripe age of 62 years of independent. Princewill, a fomer  governorship candidate of  All Progressives Congress (APC)in the  State, said, he would rather not use language that is incendiary about the country but stated …
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Ukraine said Saturday its forces were entering the key eastern town of Lyman, located in one of the four Ukrainian regions that Russia annexed despite international condemnation.
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Ukraine on Saturday accused Russian forces of gunning down 24 civilians including children in an attack on a road convoy near the recently recaptured town of Kupiansk. On Friday, Ukrainian troops had shown AFP reporters a group of vehicles riddled with bullet holes and several corpses in civilian clothes outside the village of Kyrylivka, a…
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Mikel Arteta insisted Arsenal proved their credentials as genuine Premier League title contenders with an impressive 3-1 win over 10-man Tottenham in Saturday's north London derby. Arteta's side made it seven wins from eight league games this season as they moved four points clear at the top of the table. The 192nd meeting between these…