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How Nigeria’s Costly Aderibigbe emerged Executive Secretary of Global Youth Consortium Against FGM

How Nigeria’s Costly Aderibigbe emerged Executive Secretary of Global Youth Consortium Against FGM By Timothy Agbor A Nigerian activist, Dr Costly Aderibigbe has been elected as the Executive Secretary of Global Youth Consortium Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) under the joint program of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Children Fund (UNCIFEF). […]

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One of the infographics bearing the hashtags against FGM
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VFN mobilises young Nigerians on aggressive social media campaigns against FGM

VFN mobilises young Nigerians on aggressive social media campaigns against FGM By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo Young Nigerians have reinvigorated their efforts at ensuring that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) becomes a thing of the past in the country. This fresh and aggressive move to create awareness on the debilitating consequences of the act of cutting girls […]

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Beneficiaries and volunteers of the Girls Protection Project in Ilie Community
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COVID-19: UNFPA distributes survival kits to 1,100 FGM survivors in 44 Osun communities

COVID-19: UNFPA distributes survival kits to 1,100 FGM survivors in 44 Osun communities By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo   The United Nations Population Funds in Nigeria (UNFPA) has revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic has escalated cases of Female Genital Mutilation and other forms of gender based violence in the country. To eradicate these menaces, UNFPA, through a […]

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Other community leaders and members during the advocacy visits against FGM
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NGO storms Osun communities, sensitise village heads, religious leaders against FGM

NGO storms Osun communities, sensitise village heads, religious leaders against FGM By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo A Non- Governmental Organisation in Osun State, Value Female Network (VFN) has met with traditional community leaders, and religious leaders and sensitised them on the dangers of the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the need to abandon the illegal practice. […]

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Guests discussing FGM on a radio station in Osun State
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Osun NGO embarks on far-reaching media campaigns for eradication of FGM

Osun NGO embarks on far-reaching media campaigns for eradication of FGM By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo   A Non-Governmental Organisation in Osun State, Value Female Network (VFN) has launched radical campaigns on social and traditional media with a view to eradicating the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) within and across the state.   The media […]

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