Shucayb Obsiye is a media campaigner and focal person of the Global Media Campaign in Somali Region Ethiopia. Obsiye is based in Jigjiga and works Horn Cable TV has organized a half-day Consultative meeting for the regional Bureaus to finalize the draft FGM Fatwa to end FGM in Somali Region.
I am Ubah Jamal Mohamed, Somali Women Journalist, based in Jijiga. From Somali regional state FM Jijiga. The Air of FM Jigjiga reaches the zones that are Fafan, Siti, Jarar, Nogob, and some districts in the Korahay zone.
Nim’an Ahmed, works for MMTV Television. MMTV is a new Television with high-quality HD TV which is very common in admirable social and political debates. Mass media awareness, Somali dramas, and family films are specifically very interested by Somali Communities.
Barre Ali is a journalist working for SAAB TV in the Somali region. SAAB TV is watched in East African countries like Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti as well as some other abroad countries in Europe, the USA, and Australia. SAAB TV has two million viewers.
Hassan Istiila takes a visit back to Jerinle, the village where 13-year-old Fartun died from FGM in July.
Asia Abshir is a GMC Media graduate and Anti-FGM activist. Here he is working to engage more men in the campaign against FGM, especially journalists.
More Elders join the fight to End FGM After the death of Fartun, a 13-year-old girl who bled to death after undergoing FGM in July.
The media campaign included time with Aso radio and television for a session of feminine scope with Tera. This was done discussing the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) and we had over 3 – 6 million listeners!
Professor Wilberforce Oti is an end-FGM campaigner. Here Wilberforce shares radio show conversations and interesting questions callers phone in to ask about FGM on Salt FM Radio Abakaliki, Nigeria.
End-FGM Media Campaign, Osun State, Nigeria