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The Global Media Campaign​

GMC partners DIRECTLY with frontline activists using media to end FGM.
They create anti-FGM TV and radio campaigns that change people’s minds Impact Here
GMC works in *10 countries across Africa and is the FGM media partner of the UNFPA and The World Bank.

1000 + 

Media Graduates

9

Countries

2000 +

Media campaigns

How we work

Our campaigners in action

Who are the Activists working with GMC?

Find out more about the 1000 + campaigners trained as media activists at GMC’s academies in 9 countries, working in-country and across borders : Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Somalia, The Gambia, Ethiopia, Mali, and Guinea.

Sadia Hussein

Media graduate and activist driving down FGM rates by 84% in Hola, Tana River region, Kenya.

Gift Abu

Running Nigeria’s biggest anti-FGM media campaigns in Cross River State.

Ifrah Ahmed

Campaigner and survivor, leading media campaigns in Somalia and Ethiopia.

Hassan Istiila

Journalist and GMC graduate leading on cross-border TV campaigns, East Africa.

Lucy-Ann Ganda

Sierra Leone’s most famous campaigning journalist leading media teams across her country

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Campaigners' latest impact results

Media survey - Tana River, Kenya. (January 2021)

80%

Have heard our campaigns

91%

Understand the medical dangers

of FGM

97%

Changing minds about FGM

Our Partners

Testimonials