Hacey Health Initiative in collaboration with United Nations Trust Fund and Spotlight Initiative have embarked on Stop cut Project on female genital mutilation with engagements of 200 women in the State of Osun.
The community engagement was organised for survivors of female genital mutilation in the state.
A total of 200 women were reached out to in Iwo and Orolu local governments of the State respectively.
The End FGM Alliance members were engaged as facilitators to re-sensitize the survivors about the law and policy and also to be an advocate for Ending FGM in the society.
The women were all advised to ensure that they report the perpetrators of FGM to the nearest police station or NSCDC as that is the only way to end the deadly practice in the society.
Meanwhile, the Hacey Consultant Mr, Ayobami Alabi, noted that FGM is an injustice to women which must stop.
One of the facilitators, Mr Adebisi Ademola, shared his experience in the cause of advocacy against FGM.
He explained how traumatized some survivors are as a result of mutilation.
Survivors at the event were given opportunity to share their experiences and how they think the organization can come to their aid.