Take Steps to Eliminate FGM

The Group said one of the many steps that stakeholders must take is to carefully monitor and persecute violators as one of the means to increase the fight against the practice.

“While embarking on the launch of a massive campaign to work with traditional leaders, midwives and zoes in FGM practice-prone communities to foster change in behaviors, it is imperative that national government goes beyond by condemning the act.” NAWOGAFGM said in a recent statement.

The Group’s statement, read by the executive officer of Women Solidarity Incorporated, Marian Deah, called on the government to pass the exclusive FGM Bill that is soon to be brought before the legislature.

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