We are at the forefront of the battle against FGM

This is an advocacy project that makes use of extensive community outreach that is aimed at improving the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls in Nigeria. The implementation exercise was focused initially in Bayelsa state, which served as a learning grant for the organization. The success of this project gave rise to the state signing and adopting the Violence Against Person’s Prohibition (VAPP) Act – A law designed to tackle “all forms of violence against persons in private and public life” that provides “maximum protection and effective remedies for victims and punishment of offenders.