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The impact of COVID-19 on FGM/C

A discussion with frontline activists

1 February 2021

To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C), Options’ Support to the Africa Led Movement programme hosted a panel discussion with frontline activists on the impact of COVID-19 on FGM/C.

On 4th February, Dr Leyla Hussein, Global Advocacy Leader and Deputy Team Leader for the Support to the Africa Led Movement to End FGM programme, hosted a webinar with UK MP, Wendy Morton, and frontline End FGM activitists, Dr Marian Dahir from Somaliland, Natalie Robi from Kenya, and Fatoumata Tamba from Senegal.

Watch the thought-provoking conversation to find out how these inspiring activists are trying to reach some of the most vulnerable and at-risk girls, during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Gender Equality Disability and Social Inclusion

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