Fighting Against Female Genital Mutilation

by Tim Africa Aid Ghana
Fighting Against Female Genital Mutilation


Mobilize Against Female Genital Mutilation project is aimed to educate 18582 people in Bawku West District on the effects of FGM 2 years A day advocacy meeting and train with 60 stakeholders on the effects of FGM onto women, A Baseline Survey and publicize issues to stakeholders in the district will be held, 30 volunteers will be trained for 3 days to advocate on effects of FGM through small groups meetings. 15 sensitization durbars/drama on the rights of women will be held.

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the Upper East Region with an alarming 27% rise in the prevalence in recent times. According to the ministry Gender, Children and Social Protection the practice is widespread in the region especially the border town of Pusiga. The region has a prevalence rate of 27.8% as against the national prevalence rate of 3.8%. This District females are at risk of being mutilated their genital from birth to adult hood. It is a cultural habit needed to stop


TAAG will rise community awareness will change people's attitude and reduce the practice as a result lowered maternal and infant morbidity and mortality. It will also lower the Mother to child Transmission of HIV. TAAG will also employ participatory Learning & Action Approach by using their own culture to address the issues of FGM as most of the international approaches has yield no impact to addressing FGM issues. TAAG will putting pragmatics intervention such as advocating for women and girls

Long-Term Impact

The rural-urban migration will be reduced as some of the girl child might force to leave their communities due to the practice of FGM in the communities The heath implication of the girl child will improved as the affected victim are spending much to correct some of the FGM infections. TAAG will use Participatory Learning & Action approach which facilitate the community member to realize of the effect on FGM

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This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).


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Tim Africa Aid Ghana

Location: Tepa, Ahafo-Ano North - Ghana
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Tim Africa Aid Ghana
Isaac Kwabena Kakpeibe
Project Leader:
Isaac Kwabena Kakpeibe
Tepa , Ashanti Region Ghana

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