Tag female genital mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation, A Remedy For Promiscuity Or Violation Of Women’s Right? Experts React

Nigeria ranks third among Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practicing countries in the world. FGM involves the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. It is classified by

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DISTURBING: Four Nigerian Women Share The Dehumanising Impact Of FGM On Their Lives

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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What Will Now Be Done To Nigerian Parents Who Still Indulge In Female Genital Mutilation In The UK

Nigeria ranks third among Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practicing countries in the world. Following on from the first-ever UK conviction for FGM in February this year, which saw a woman sentenced to 11 years in prison for FGM offences, the

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Distraught Parents Lament The Loss Of Their 3-Year-Old Daughter To Harmful Traditional Practices (FGM)

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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This Is The Latest Stance Of The Honourable Commissioner For Health In Lagos, Dr. Jide Idris As Regards FGM

In a bid to put an end to the harmful practice of FGM -female genital mutilation in Nigeria, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris stressed the need for health workers to curb the menace by educating the public on

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Gov. Ambode’s Wife, Bolanle Speaks to Parents on Female Circumcision

The Lagos state first lady, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has urged mothers, fathers and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to continue to voice their concerns towards total eradication of female genital mutilation. The beautiful wife of the Governor of Lagos State, also urged

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Bolanle Ambode Urges Mothers to Take a Stand Against Female Genital Mutilation

Wife of the governor of Lagos State, Bolanle Ambode, through the Assistant Director Public Affairs, Folashade Kadiri, on Monday called on mothers, women groups and influemtial government organizations, to advocate towards total eradication of female genital mutilation. She made this call

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‘A sharp razor blade was used. Me and my sister used diapers and bled for a week’ Kemi Olunloyo On Circumcision As A Little Girl

Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo, 52, daughter of former Oyo governor, has narrated how she was circumcised with a razor blade when she was a little girl and how she bled for close to a week with no anaesthetic administered for the pain. Speaking in

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Ooni Of Ife’s Queen, Wuraola Ogunwusi, Set To Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi‘s queen, Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi, in conjunction with the United Nations is set to put an end to the harmful practice of Female genital mutilation, FGM in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. According to her Instagram post: ”Today, we

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Shocking! See Why A Dad Was Severely Beaten By His Kinsmen

A father named Hammed Olalekan Olalowo has been severely beaten for objecting to the female genital mutilation of his daughter, New Telegraph reports. According to the report, the father was attacked by his kinsmen -family and members of his community – on his

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FINALLY! Gambia Bans Female Genital Mutilation

In keeping with the acceptable, Gambia makes official moves banning Female Genital Mutilation, the Vanguard reports. The practice, which involves the removal of the external genitalia, causes numerous health problems which can be fatal. According to the United Nations Children Education

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Graphic Images: Young girls lined up to undergo a tribal circumcision ceremony in Kenyan village

Via MailOnline. These pictures show frightened girls lined up before villagers in Kenya to be circumcised – even though the brutal practice is now illegal in the country. But in many African tribes, traditions are more important than laws and

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