Woman facing deportation wins reprieve after Theresa May told child faces female genital mutilation on return

Woman facing deportation wins reprieve after Theresa May told child faces female genital mutilation on return

A woman facing deportation to Nigeria has won a reprieve after Theresa May was told her three-year-old daughter faced female genital mutilation if they were returned. A decision to refuse Lola Ilesanmi’s application to remain in the UK has been withdrawn and Ms May has ordered immigration minister Brandon Lewis to personally oversee a review of her… Continue Reading Woman facing deportation wins reprieve after Theresa May told child faces female genital mutilation on return

Nigeria: Women Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation

  The International Women Peace Group on Wednesday in Lagos advocated for a ban on female genital mutilation, FGM.   The campaign tagged ‘Ban FGM, Upholding the Dignity of Women and Girls,’ was organised to commemorate the 2017 International Women’s Day.   Kemi Olaokun, IWPG’s coordinator in Ikorodu, said the group’s aim is to use… Continue Reading Nigeria: Women Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation