Tag Archives: FGM in Nigeria

“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 […]

Putting young people at the center of the campaign to end FGM in Nigeria

By Nnamdi Eseme Young people in Nigeria continue to be faced with the issue of female genital mutilation and its harmful effects. Despite calls by several activists that the practice should be abandoned, deeply rooted cultural practices still force young girls in Nigeria to undergo the practice. According to the World Health Organization, female genital […]