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FGM in Ethiopia

According to The Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2005,  the national prevalence of FGM is at 74% for women/girls between the ages of 15 and 49. And 62% national prevalence of FGM among girls between the ages 15 and 19. (Data validated by UNFPA).

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The Psychological Effects of FGM, Ethiopia and Nigeria report

Ubax Jamal Mohamed, (a female journalist from FM Jigjiga station) visited Dr. Rudwan Hassan Mohamud Who operates Hayat Mental Health Care & Rehabilitation Centre. A psychiatric ward that focuses on mental health disorders and psychological difficulties in Jigjiga city. The interview was recorded and used as part of a radio conversation show that informed 1 million listeners of the ill effects that occur due to FGM.

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Radio talks on what role Mosques Play in Raising Awareness about FGM as a Community Guide, in Putland, Somalia

In this day and age of the 21st century, is it recognized that voice is empowerment. Women and girls either shy away or lack the platform to present their grievances directly to decision-makers, the proposed media campaign program will publicise girls’ harmful acting by traditional cutting. The opportunity to raise awareness as in imposing experience of self-worth which this campaign anticipates realizing.

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