Category Archives: blog stories

Making Safe Abortion Accessible to All

In this interview, our staff speaks with Daniel Adams, a young environmentalist from Rivers State, Nigeria, to get his view on why the government should make abortion accessible to young people amidst the Corona virus pandemic and how this can improve young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in Nigeria. Excerpts: Tell us about […]

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women and Girls in Nigeria

Now officially known as COVID-19, the new strain of coronavirus has spread across up to 178 countries with many more countries still expected to be affected as the world grapples with the impact of the virus. Since 11th March 2020, the virus was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. The pandemic has […]

“We Must Not Allow the Awareness Raised on the Dangers of FGM to Die Down” – Religious Leader, Imam Busairi

Sheikh Salahuddeen Busairi is a Chief Imam in Akeetan-Bale, Ibadan, Oyo State. Since attending YNCSD’s Inter-religious Key Influencers’ Forum, he has incorporated the EndFGM message in his sermons. In this interview, he speaks on the steps he has taken as a cleric to end FGM in his community.   Tell us about yourself I am […]

Ending FGM in Ebonyi State – By Onyinyechi Mbam-Ikokwu

Your name/ name of organization: Onyinyechi Mbam-Ikokwu, Community Officer with the Youth Network for Cummunity and Sustainable Development Where are you based? Ebonyi State Summary: Talk about your passion to end FGM/C in your community. Few years back I almost lost a dear friend to excessive bleeding following female genital mutilation. This experience left me […]