A lot has been done in Nigeria to end FGM but the practice is still rife. 20 Million women and girls between the ages of 15-49 in Nigeria have been cut. According to the population council, one out of every four of that population has been cut by a medical practitioner.
This webinar challenges Medicalization as a means of perpetrating FGM. It is designed to make people understand Medicalization doesn’t gratify FGM. It allows medical practitioners further publicly discourage the practice of FGM.
- To question the prevalence of FGM through Medicalization in Nigeria.
- To equip campaigners with right knowledge and approach to tackle Medicalization of FGM in Nigeria.
- To create awareness on the implications of Medicalization.
- To hold medical practitioners accountable to their obligations of saving lives and not damaging lives.
- Global Media Campaign