Tag FGM

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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‘Women who have undergone FGM unlikely to enjoy sex’ -Gender & Reproductive Health Analyst, Dr. Esther Somefun

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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Ekiti Community Officially Renounces Practice Of Female Genital Cutting (FGM/C)

This is great news! The people of Ilawe-Ekiti, Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Friday officially renounced the evil practice of Female Genital Cutting or Mutilation (FGM). According to News Agency of Nigeria, Oba Adebanji Alabi,

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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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4 Year Old Girl Reunites with Her Refugee Mother After Being Separated For 5 Months at Sea – VIDEO

This video shared by Al Jazeera via Twitter, tells the story of little Oumoh, who is meeting her mother after 5 months of separation. The pair got separated after her mother had run away with her from Ivory Coast, in

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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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Sad! Two Girls Lose Their Lives After Undergoing Botched Female Circumcision

Two girls, a teenager from Sierra Leone, and a 10-year-old from Guinea, reportedly lost their lives recently, following a botched female circumcision. According to police reports, the teenager, Fatmata Turay, died after she was circumcised in an initiation ceremony in the

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