By Ebenezer Tabot-Tabot, Development Practitioner (Originally published in The Post)
Nkuma (Female Genital Mutilation). An AFRICAphonie Production in Collaboration with OSIWA
There have been many interventions purporting to sensitise communities on the necessity to put an end to the practice of female circumcision, pompously referred to as 'Female Genital Mutilation' (FGM) by development practitioners.
Despite these numerous interventions, the practice still continues in many parts ofCameroon, essentially because the practice is portrayed as an entrenched negative cultural tendency (which it is), and the methods utilised to combat it are necessarily confrontational.