The Foundation for African Heritage (FACH), a coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has kicked against plans to help girls who were raped by boko haram terrorists secure an abortion.
THIS DAY reports that FACH registered its displeasure after the United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) and some foreign NGOs suggested that the rescued girls be sent to the abortion clinics to have their babies aborted or that abortion be legalised in Nigeria.
Speaking on behalf of FACH, Mr. Sonnie Ekwowus said that having experienced unspeakable trauma, dehumanisation and violence in the hands of their Boko Haram captors, it is unreasonable and illogical to subject the girls to a traumatic, violent-wrecking and life-threatening abortion process.
She added that FACH members were offering free maternity homes and rehabilitation homes where the girls could willingly go to safely give birth to their babies and afterwards could give them out for legal adoption if, for any reasons, they do not want to keep them.
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