Posted by in News on June 27, 2016

Fight against Female Circumcision Intensifies in Ebonyi

Nigeria: Students in all the secondary schools in Ebonyi state  have joined hands to fight the “barbaric” culture of female genital mutilation by forming social clubs to fight against the act in the state. The renewed effort was sequel to a sensitization programme organized by Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), supported by the Austrian Embassy.

The traditional ruler of Nkaleke-Echara Ndiebor Community, HRH Eze Pius  Akam Alo lauded the programme, stating that they completely aligned
themselves to ensure the eradication of the practice in the area by spreading the message to all the other community leaders, women and
youths.

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Source: This Day

 

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