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The Global Media Campaign​

GMC trains, funds and supports activists to use key influencers like religious and community leaders on the media to End FGM. They are in charge – not us.

Together we have reached over 900 million people across Africa with unprecedented results.

1000 + 

Media Graduates



2000 +

Media campaigns

How we work

Our campaigners in action live on Twitter

Who are the Activists trained and funded by GMC?

Find out more about the 1000 + campaigners trained as media activists at GMC’s academies in 8 countries: 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

Campaigners' latest impact results

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


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Changing minds about FGM

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