HACEY launch 'Stop Cut' project against Female Genital Mutilation

Thu Feb 6th, 2020 - Ekiti

HACEY Health Initiative with funding from the United Nations Trust Fund for ending violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) has launched the Stop Cut project to reduce activities of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in three Nigeria Southwest states.

The UN Trust Fund is the only global grant-making mechanism dedicated exclusively to addressing all forms of violence against women and girls at local and national levels. This project will directly reach over 6000 women across Ekiti, Osun and Oyo States to prevent FGM.

The launch of the project also commemorates the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation themed Unleashing Youth Power, focuses on mobilizing youths for advocating for the end of this harmful practice.




source: Guardian