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6 May 2020
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13 Apr 2018
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.’
13 Apr 2018
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.
13 Apr 2018
Costly Aderibigbe is one of the estimated 20 million women and girls that have undergone female genital mutilation and cutting (FGMC) in Nigeria. As of 2016, 2017 the number of women who have undergone FGM in Nigeria is 18.4%.
6 Feb 2018
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.
10 Feb 2017
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has raised alarm over the persistent practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.

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