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Public Events to Rally Support for VAWG/FGM Prevention in Kween
From Monday 22 July 2019
To Wednesday 31 July 2019

From 22nd-31st July CEDOVIP will conduct public events in Kween district. Public eventinclude participatory community theatre, demonstration marches, games, and poster dialogues to rally public support to collectively denounce and commit to actions against FGM, VAW, and CSEC.  The public events are held in open places and led by local leaders and activists. They are conducted at the sub-country level and bring together influential leaders, clan elders, opinion leaders, men, women, and youth. These thematic campaigns are of critical importance in enabling community members to collectively create new positive norms and behaviors that will enable community members to prevent VAW, CSEC, and FGM. The focus for this quarter is to enable community members to have open and deepened dialogue about what FGM is, the reasons for doing it, its consequences and benefits of preventing FGM to deepen community member’s knowledge of FGM and the urgent need to prevent it.