Busayo Soyebo held a very interesting radio show which reached over 1,000,000 listeners directly. Callers asked questions that highlighted that more needs to be done to communicate to the wider population: an uncut girl is a healthy girl and is able to be a part of society without bearing the everlasting effects and pains of FGM.
Breaking News: UNFPA confirms; “4 million girls were at risk in 2020” That is more than the entire population of cities such as Los Angeles, Paris, Rome, Berlin and Chicago.…
Media campaigns will be led by over 500 local activists/religious leaders and medics
Ekemini Joseph, anti-FGM campaigner reports conversations from his most recent radio show where he talks to survivors to highlight the awful pain many women go through and are still facing today.
Daniel Zamani is an anti-FGM campaigner who shares his recent radio and TV discussions with an FGM survivor.
Ireti Adesida is an anti-FGM campaigner who is spreading the word against FGM through media outlets in Ondo State, Nigeria. Ireti has been especially present on this issue over the past few weeks as Easter time is known to be a time where many girls go through FGM.
UNFPA/The Global Media Campaign sign a new seven-nation FGM media campaign strategy to end FGM by 2030. Media campaigns will be led by over 500 local activists/religious leaders and medics. UNFPA/GMC aim to reach over 180 million people with anti-FGM media messages in the next 12 months - accessing the media with Direct Action Media Grants.
Team Kenema report on their Easter media campaign to help end FGM in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
Team Tonkolili is a group of anti-FGM campaigners that came together to try to challenge the Easter cutting season events and help to stop FGM. This report shows how their media campaign is helping to change ideas about FGM.
The team was massively involved in radio and community sensitizations on the Easter Cutting to end FGM within the district. Through our media campaign and community engagement we can reach 205 thousand listeners in broadcasting FGM messages and changed their perception.