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FIDA RIVERS RECORDS SUCCESS IN IT'S FIGHT AGAINST FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION.
- Published on Wednesday, 05 April 2017 08:56
- Written by Ugonna Bestman Elerueanya
As a follow up to the sensitization campaign carried out in Egberu Community on the 4th of August 2016 against female genital mutilation by Fida Rivers. Egberu Community was on 4th of April 2017 visited again to meet with the Council of Chiefs and to access the impact of the previous visit.
The Paramount Chief of the Community Chief Emmanuel C. Nworgu informed the delegation that they have finally put an end to the practice.
This was also confirmed by the women, who further said that they have carried the message to all the traditional birth homes where the circumcision was usually carried out and to date no female has been circumcised in the community.