female genital mutilation
Osun's Fight Against FGM (Part 1)
FGM is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as ‘all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injuries to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.’
Osun's Fight Against FGM (Part 2)
Earlier in their marriage, sex was a battleground and she found it difficult to be intimate. It wasn’t enjoyable for her and it really hurt. Their husbands couldn’t understand it and they argued.
The fight against female genital mutilation
Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, a day to remind the world of the cruel, inhuman and degrading practice that deprives #girls and #women their rights to health, security, physical integrity, and life, particularly when the procedure results in death.
15 Million Nigerian girls at risk of Female Genital Mutilation — UNFPA
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has raised alarm over the persistent practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.