2019 International Day of Zero Tolerence for FGM in Burao
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The FGM practice is not illegal in Somaliland. Though the Ministry of Religion and Endowment has released a declaration abandoning the use of certain forms of FGM/C, people
To overcome this grave human rights violation, people’s perception and attitudes must be changed. SOYDAVO’s has been implementing projects dedicated
As the world commemorates the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM on 6th February every year, SOYDAVO held a commemoration event in Burao, Somaliland. More than 100 anti-FGM committees dedicated to eradicating FGM in Burao and Oodweyne districts made their voices heard in yesterday’s event in Burao. Our strong anti-FGM committees’ messages were clear and demanded a
The regional and local government officials in
SOYDAVO declares that collective action and commitment is needed to
Together we can create hope for girls and women by collectively addressing this harmful traditional practice.