GMC alongside the African Union led and supported the media training that took place on 5th-7th July 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Seven weeks after Liberia's first ever end-FGM media campaigns, campaigners and members of the Global Media Campaign team had a call to discuss how things are going. The conversation touched on the listener's reactions, community impact, and ways to move forward with the campaign.
There is an increasing concern for post-COVID-19 cutting for the coming Easter holidays. Since this is going to be the longest public holiday many countries have had since the pandemic there is increasing concern for Kenya, Sierra Leone, and Mali in particular.
Christmas cutting season is here and this deadly practice is again being conducted in remote communities
Jaha Dukureh has been an anti-FGM activist for over ten years. As an FGM survivor, Jaha used her voice through the media to make sure other women don't face the same pain and challenges she has had to face. Now she is using that voice to run for president in The Gambia.
The first National TV campaign against FGM began on Tuesday 1st June and will continue for six months in an attempt to end FGM for good and also remind citizens it is no longer accepted.