The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire Decries The persistent rise in the number of those who practice female Genital Mutilation (FGM) despite concerted efforts to eradicate the practice in Nigeria
The minister stated this at the official launch of the national policy and plan of action for the elimination of female genital mutilation, held on Friday in Abuja.
According to him, there are millions of girls and women who are living with the pains of such mutilation, and many others still at risk of sufferings associated this practice
To eliminate the practice in Nigeria, Dr. Osagie says it’s necessary to improve access to quality care for victims, while delivering gender response comprehensive quality health care services to all Nigerians, irrespective of circumstance.
Add a Comment