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The Role of the Law In the Fight to End Female Genital Mutilation

In recent years, the practice of female genital mutilation, more commonly referred to as FGM, has garnered a significant amount of attention at both the national and international levels. The part that the law ought to play in addressing a social practice that is firmly rooted in cultural beliefs and standards is one of the …

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Mutilation: Female Genital Practice and Its Consequences

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines female genital mutilation (FGM) as any procedure that involves the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia and/or injury to the female genital organs, whether for cultural or any other non-therapeutic reasons. Obscure traditional practices that force girls and women into servitude are well known in Nigeria. …

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FIGHTING TO ERADICATE FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

The practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has major social, cultural, traditional, and religious implications and the practice still goes on for a number of reasons. These reasons range from feminine cleanliness, cultural identity, virginity protection, immorality prevention, better marriage prospects, more pleasure for the husband, fertility improvement and the list is endless. FGM is …

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HACEY Awards 5 Winners of End Female Genital Mutilation Competition In Ekiti State

In commemoration of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. HACEY Health Initiative organized an essay competition tagged “End Female Genital Mutilation Essay Competition” in the states of Oyo, Osun, and Ekiti. Recall that, the organization had honored the top five winners from Oyo state for having the best overall performance last …

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HACEY Health Initiative Launches Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Report And Video Documentary

To commemorate the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women observed every November 25th, HACEY Health Initiative, through its StopCut project hosted a conference https://youtu.be/Lqtb2pHq-lk to launch a report on FGM laws, research on the knowledge, prevalence, and contributory factors of FGM alongside a video documentary. The project launched a report …

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Violence Against Women: Group seeks end to female genital mutilation culture in Nigeria

As the world marks the annual international day for the elimination of violence against women and girls, a group, HACEY Health Initiative, has solicited the support of stakeholders to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria. The group, during its StopCut conference on Thursday, held at the Ibadan Business School, Bodija, Ibadan, also warned those …

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HACEY, Oyo Intensify Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation, Admonish Nigerians To Desist From Act

The Commissioner for Health in Oyo State, Dr. Bode Ladipo has advised residents of the state and Nigerians to henceforth, desist from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  As the Executive Director of HACEY, Ms. Rhoda Robinson called on relevant stakeholders such as the legislature, parents, and religious organizations to be more involved to combat violence against …

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End female genital mutilation in Oyo now – State Commissioner for health warns indigenes

Commissioner for Health in Oyo State, Dr. Bode Ladipo has advised residents of the state to henceforth, desist from female genital mutilation. Ladipo who spoke while addressing journalists on Thursday in Ibadan explained that female genital mutilation is one of the traditional practices that are harmful to female folk. He spoke during a program named …

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Desist From Female Genital Mutilation, Oyo Commissioner Tells Residents

Commissioner for Health in Oyo State, Dr. Bode Ladipo has advised residents of the state to henceforth, desist from female genital mutilation. Ladipo who spoke while addressing journalists on Thursday in Ibadan explained that female genital mutilation is one of the traditional practices that are harmful to female folk. He spoke during a program named …

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