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Ebonyi community imposes penalty on FGM practice

Ebonyi community imposes penalty on FGM practice

The traditional rulers council of Agbaja Autonomous Community, Izzi Local Government Area, Ebonyi, says the Izzi clan had established penalties against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Rural women call for stoppage of FGM, sexual harassment, equality of women in Ebonyi

Rural women call for stoppage of FGM, sexual harassment, equality of women in Ebonyi

NO fewer than 100 women drawn from communities in the three senatorial zones of the state, Ebonyi South, Ebonyi North and Ebonyi Central, yesterday, called for the stoppage of harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and cutting, FGM/C, sexual harassment against women and protection of the rights, equality of women in politics and the society at large.

120 year-old man leads 26 communities to abolish practice of female genital mutilation in Ebonyi

120 year-old man leads 26 communities to abolish practice of female genital mutilation in Ebonyi

ABAKALIKI- THERE was excitement in Enonyi State last week when 26 communities across three local government areas in the state banned the age-long traditional mutilation or cutting of female genital in the area. The abolition of Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting, FGM/C, which had impacted negatively on women and girls in the area, took place at the Izzi Nnodo Cultural Centre, Amegu in Izzi Local Government Area of the state.