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Alice Nyambura


Intersectional Empowerment: Addressing the Unique Needs of Women Living with Disabilities

Empowering women living with disabilities in society is not just a moral imperative but also a crucial step towards building a more inclusive and...

Combatting The Epidemic of Violence Against Girls and Women

https://www.unwomen.org/en/news-stories/explainer/2023/11/ten-ways-to-prevent-violence-against-women-and-girls Violence against girls and women remains a pervasive and disturbing global issue, transcending borders, cultures, and socioeconomic statuses. Despite concerted efforts over the years...

  The Role of Men in Ending FGM

The social dynamics driving female genital mutilation are intrinsically. gender-based, and the practice is driven by – and reinforces – norms that devalue...

The need for Comprehensive sex Education Programs that include Information about FGM, Consent, and Reproductive Health Rights.

https://www.aap.org/en/patient-care/adolescent-sexual-health/equitable-access-to-sexual-and-reproductive-health-care-for-all-youth/the-importance-of-access-to-comprehensive-sex-education/ Comprehensive sex education programs are a cornerstone of efforts to promote sexual health, prevent gender-based violence, and empower individuals to make informed choices about...

The Role of Healthcare Providers in Preventing and Responding to FGM

https://www.who.int/activities/empowering-health-care-providers-to-prevent-female-genital-mutilation Healthcare providers play a crucial role in preventing and responding to female genital mutilation (FGM), utilizing a multi-faceted approach that encompasses training, advocacy, and...

The Intergenerational Transmission of FGM, whereby Girls are Subjected to the Practice as a Rite of Passage or to Conform to Societal Expectations

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6860922/ The intergenerational transmission of female genital mutilation (FGM) perpetuates a harmful cycle whereby girls are subjected to the practice as a rite of passage...

The Role of Education and Awareness-Raising Initiatives in Challenging harmful Practices and Empowering Communities to Abandon FGM

https://www.ungei.org/sites/default/files/2021-02/FGM-The-Role-Of-Education-2016-eng.pdf Education and awareness-raising initiatives play a crucial role in challenging harmful practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and empowering communities to abandon this...


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