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FGM in Nigeria

According to The Nigerian Demographic and Health Survey 2013,  the national prevalence of FGM is at 25% for women/girls between the ages of 15 and 49. And 15% 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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One Campaign, 3 Radio Shows, 1 TV interview, and Children’s Rights Audiobook release, Reaching 51 million people,  Nasarawa State, Nigeria 

We organised a time with independent television and radio for a session where I spoke on factors affecting the African child and we played our emphasis on female genital mutilation and how it affects the girl child but also the boy child indirectly and we also deliberated on possible solutions, we had over 3 million listeners.

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Callers shocked that FGM is still an issue, Osun State, Nigeria  

The Broadcasting Corporation OSBC radio 104.5 FM ran a radio show where Mr. Ademola Adebisi an FGM/ Gender Based Activist (Executive Director, Value Reorientation for Community Enhancement), Olorunfemi Bukola Emilola an FGM survival and a Child rights Advocate and Imam Alimi Muideen Olatunde were the guests, The programme was anchored by Mrs. Olusola Ayesebolatan Marcus an OAP.

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FGM in Focus: Born Perfect Special 

During this Facebook Live special Jeremiah Kipainoi invites Davidson Malison (Activist, Nigeria), Tony Mwebia (Activist, Kenya), and Hassan Istiila (Journalist, Somalia) to explain the benefits of the Born Perfect campaign which has engaged football legends in the talk to end FGM.

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