Post archive for 2017

The link between Day of African Child and the Sustainable Development Goals.

16 June 2017

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.

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FGM in Nigeria by Raymond Chima Ukwa, End FGM Ambassador

30 March 2017

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is an unhealthy practice, inflicted on girls and women worldwide, and it is generally recognized as a violation of human rights, which is deeply rooted in cultural beliefs and perceptions over decades and generations with no easy task for change.

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Tackling the cycle of violence against women - challenges and solutions. By Tichafara Chisaka

14 March 2017

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day was #beboldforchange. On Wednesday 8th March, I attended an event on behalf of 28 Too Many, organised by Garden Court Chambers, on the subject of tackling the cycle of violence against women.

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Saved by Cricket and brothers’ love, by Esther Njenga

07 March 2017 FGM Projects

Nancy is a bubbly, kind and intelligent girl who just last year successfully completed high school. Getting to this landmark stage of her life is nothing but a journey of courage and sacrifice not only for her but also for her two brothers who have stood by her through her trying times.

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Youth ending FGM in The Gambia By Bakary Seedy Dampha Programme Manager Kids Come First The Gambia

05 February 2017

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“Stand to be counted in making this world a better place for women and girls”, by Tony Mwebia, #MenENDFGM

05 February 2017

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Why are youth vital to ending FGM? By Noa Marson

05 February 2017

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FGM ends with me and everyone is coming with me, by Natalie Robi

05 February 2017

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