#FGMisIllegal

On Wednesday, 17th March 2021, a case filed at the High Court in Kenya attempting to legalize Female Genital Mutilation was coming up for mention. Given that female genital mutilation…

Continue Reading #FGMisIllegal

We need to change the mindsets around the uncut girl, Nigeria

Busayo Soyebo held a very interesting radio show which reached over 1,000,000 listeners directly. Callers asked questions that highlighted that more needs to be done to communicate to the wider population: an uncut girl is a healthy girl and is able to be a part of society without bearing the everlasting effects and pains of FGM.

Continue Reading We need to change the mindsets around the uncut girl, Nigeria

In 2020 more girls were mutilated by FGM than the entire population of cities such as Paris, Rome and Los Angeles

Breaking News: UNFPA confirms; “4 million girls were subjected to Female Genital Mutilation in 2020” (April 2021). That is more than the entire population of cities such as Los Angeles,…

Continue Reading In 2020 more girls were mutilated by FGM than the entire population of cities such as Paris, Rome and Los Angeles

Mental Health Expert talks about the impact FGM has on girls, Ondo State, Nigeria

Ireti Adesida is an anti-FGM campaigner who is spreading the word against FGM through media outlets in Ondo State, Nigeria. Ireti has been especially present on this issue over the past few weeks as Easter time is known to be a time where many girls go through FGM.

Continue Reading Mental Health Expert talks about the impact FGM has on girls, Ondo State, Nigeria