new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Speaking out: Peer educators advocate for an end to FGM/C | by DFID - UK Department for International Development
Back to photostream

Speaking out: Peer educators advocate for an end to FGM/C

Peer educator, Rihanata Ouedraogo, leads a group discussion on FGM/C in Koassinga village, Burkina Faso.

 

UK aid is supporting peer education through the UNICEF and UNFPA Joint Programme in Burkina Faso and across Africa. In Burkina Faso, more than 75% of girls and women have been cut. But work to reverse this trend is proving successful – community meetings, peer education and a law banning the practice have helped to reduce the numbers of girls getting cut by 31%.

 

Find out more about our work: www.gov.uk/government/news/breaking-the-cycle-of-female-g...

 

Break the silence. Take a stand. Join the movement. Together we can #EndFGM.

 

Picture: Jessica Lea/DFID.

8,888 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on January 27, 2014