Impact measurement - case study special. Vincent Ogallo reports, how his team saved 512 girls from FGM and saw 38 arrest for FGM in Kuria over the December - January cutting period 2023.
This is the write up of an interview between Ambrose Merian (End FGM Campaigner) and Ruth Harley (GMC Website News editor) : on Tuesday 17th January at 1500PM. This interview made it possible to zoom in on all the work that Ambrose has been doing over the December 2022- January 2023 period to save girls from FGM.
This December we are seeing so much action on the ground all across Kenya as campaigners fight against FGM over the long 2 month Christmas holiday break. Chiefs are reminding their communities of the severity of punishment for the perpetrators, campaigners are talking to the girls to find out cutting plans, and police are enforcing and rescuing girls.
Our media activity took place amid the election period, there were so many activities politically and children were home for a break. We engaged a local radio station and ran jingles for a couple of days in vernacular. This was to give emphasis that as the election period is happening, they should not be carried away and forget the safety of the girls.
Men End FGM Foundation has launched an initiative dubbed #TubongeNaComrades to create awareness among students on the negative effects of harmful practises.
Meet Kenya's Collins Orono. He produces three programmes that focus on children. All the programmes air on National TV in Kenya and focus on advancing the voice of the child on issues that affect them, especially harmful cultural practices like FGM.
Zinduka has been at the forefront in implementing programs targeting the empowerment of women and girls through awareness creation on FGM, child marriages, education/sponsorship of vulnerable girls, and other gender-related issues.
We had a two weeks radio jingle on BK Radio and a one-talk show that was held on which involved sheikh Mohamed Ali of Pangani Muslim community mosque and Bishop Ken Senelwa of Voice of Trumpet. The message is the religious upbringing of our children does not include FGM in the holy books.
By Lawi M. Murangiri, Anti FGM radio show on Getu Fm Fm Radio Station that Broadcasts in Kimeru Language. The people involved in the show include: LAWI M. MEEME- Local…
This time we Engaged more girls and women for they are the survivors of FGM. We also engaged boys and male youths for they are the future husbands so they must understand the concept of FGM and be part of the guard towards achieving zero FGM.