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FGM affects 88% of women and girls in Sierra Leone and over 200 million women and girls around the world. It has no health benefits and is an extreme form of violence and discrimination. Since our launch up until now we have engaged both digitally as well as in Sierra Leone and the diaspora and have positioned the platform to be the only multicultural, multidisciplinary anti-FGM platform focused on Sierra Leone.
The international day of African Child (DAC) was instituted by the Assembly of the heads of states and governments of the then Organization of the African Union (OAU) in 1991. 16th June was settled for to commemorate the events of 1975 June 16th: Students Uprising in Soweto, South Africa where students marched in protest against poor quality education and demanded to be taught in their own language. The OAU and her successor, Africa Union (AU) used this day to remember and celebrate these children. The day is also used to inspire sober reflection and action towards addressing the plethora of challenges Africa Children face.