FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
In 2007- 2012’ Rainbo, United kingdom supported our organization Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP) to implement an FGM project in Enugu state, Nigeria.
Female Genital Mutilation is a cultural practice that serves a right of passage as well as an initiation process into womanhood in the Eastern part of Nigeria – Enugu and Ebonyi state are predominant. The practices is also predominant in source parts of northern Nigeria,
In Enugu State also the “Circumcision” take place on the day of a female child’s naming ceremony.
Naming ceremony without circumcision little Mmesoma benefits from this program.
Dancing galore as family members rejoices with little Mmesoma.
Faith Obioma Ugwu Project Officer (FGM Programme) Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP).