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Generational Advocacy by Youth to End FGM (GAYEF)

About the GAYEF Project:
Co-funded with a gant from The Girl Generation, the GAYEF seeks to empower young people with knowledge and skills to become change agents to end FGM in Nigeria. It will also promote youth-led advocacy for the domestication of the Violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act 2015 (a federal law that bans FGM in Nigeria) by the federating states.
Project Duration: 1 Year
October 1, 2016 to September 1, 2017

Implementation Locations:

  • Ebonyi State
  • FCT, Abuja.
Activity Location
Peer educators program in 3 secondary schools Ebonyi
Baseline & End-line Surveys Ebonyi
#NigEndFGM Campaign Social Media, FCT
Sensitization of adolescents in 6 schools FCT, Ebonyi
Intra and Inter-schools Quiz Competitions Ebonyi
Formation of Health Clubs Ebonyi