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Stop cutting girls, Osun students campaign against FGM + VIDEO

Students of School of Science, Ile-Ife, Osun state lend their voice to the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

One of the Student, Miss Taiwo Omotosho Oreofeoluwa said she was happy that FGM would no longer be in practice in her community.


The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) described the decisions of the communities to stop FGM as a good development given the dangers in the practice to the girl child.

The UNICEF FGM Consultant for Ekiti, Osun and Oyo States, Mrs Aderonke Olutayo lauded the communities for stopping FGM.

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The Ajiroba of Abata Egba, Alhaji Badiru Akamji Adeoye, the Balogun of Wanikin, Chief Emmanuel Awoyera and the Akinrogun of Iyanfoworogi signed the social agreement on behalf of the communities.

The representatives of the communities including the circumcisers made an oral vow to stop FGM.

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