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.
With Doctor Usman Aliyu and Barr Fatima Mahmud sheikh kabiru muhammad, hannatu zakari, and myself The project was actually to create more awareness and make people understand that FGM has no connection to Islamic practices and the practice is harmful to the health of women and girls in society.
Our activity took place at Kurudu/Azhata Community Abuja Nigeria, where I hosted Miss Gbagyi Nigeria with her Entourage, talking on the subject of Female Genital Mutilation (FG
The activity was focused on sensitization of the populace of Osun State and its neighboring states. Media and school outreaches were carried out.
This particular project was centered on using the media to reduce the practice of FGM in Akwuke community of Enugu State. Furthermore, this project supported women (End FGM champions) in the community who have vehemently opposed the mutilation of their girl children. We came up with this project due to the increase in FGM, we noticed in this community.
Adedotun Ajayi works with the Young Men Network Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.
Instant success after an interesting radio conversation with a traditional leader and medical doctor to help End FGM in Osun State, Nigeria.
The project was a campaign against Female Genital Mutilation with members of the state chapter of the International Federation of women lawyers, fellow Journalists, the gender vanguard group of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and FGM Activists.
This year's theme of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM is " Accelerating investment to end FGM". The theme was chosen, like many countries, including Nigeria, are experiencing increased cases of FGM due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Accelerating Investment to End FGM", is a call to action that by 2030 FGM should be a forgotten issue in the world.