Friday, August 2, 2019

Tag "female genital mutilation"

    Ending female genital mutilation is an advocacy for all

Ending female genital mutilation is an advocacy for all

BY EKENE ODIGWEIsatu grew up in Lagos but originally is from Maiduguri. The parents are of middle class but the grandmother who regularly visits is of the opinion that because Ahmed (the son) married an uncut woman (Marian), their generation is cursed and that Isatu will never marry or be fruitful, therefore at the age of 15 due to family pressure, [...]

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    Two years after ban, FGM still rampant in Nigeria

Two years after ban, FGM still rampant in Nigeria

“Circumcising her will enable her to control this (sexual) urge so she can stay with her husband without jumping from one man to another,” Muniyat Lamidi rationalises female genital mutilation (FGM).A petty trader in Oyo, one of the south-west states with a high prevalence of female genital mutilation, Lamidi is adamant and convinced that a woman’s sexuality should be guided, tamed [...]

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    Respite for Nigerian woman facing deportation

Respite for Nigerian woman facing deportation

A Nigerian woman facing deportation in the United Kingdom can breathe a bit after her removal was delayed by at least one day.Afusat Saliu said her two daughters faced a risk of circumcision if they were deported, and also claimed that having converted from Islam to Christianity, she could be targeted by Boko Haram on her return home.Reports said she [...]

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