Samuel Ioron Foundation


Author: Ngunan

Female genital mutilation: No health benefits, only harm

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has no health benefits, and it harms girls and women in many ways. FGM means non-therapeutic, partial, or complete removal or injury of each of the external female genitals. Four types of FGM are distinguished: type I stands for the removal of the clitoral foreskin, type II means the removal of

Red Dots

Facts have showed that Menstruation is still a taboo topic and considered as a disgusting procedure where girls are shamed for it. A number of girls of school age all over the world drop out of school due to lack of period products and the misconception surrounding menstruation have caused mistreatment of girls.


In 2017 in Nigeria, 43% of girls were married off before the age of 18. 17% are married before they turn 15. Nigeria is the 11th highest nation in the world for number of child marriages.

Aid a rural girl school project

Research has shown that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen from 10.5 million to 13.2 million. – UBEC Nigeria is ranked as having the highest number of out of school children in the world with more than half the children girls. Girls of school age are forced out of school,

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