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The Global Media Campaign​

Our mission is to work with activists to use media to end FGM by 2030, and also to put ending all forms of violence against women, including child marriage, on the top of the local media agenda.

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)


Have heard our campaigns


Understand the medical dangers

of FGM


Changing minds about FGM

Our Partners