Ubax Jamal Mohamed, (a female journalist from FM Jigjiga station) visited Dr. Rudwan Hassan Mohamud Who operates Hayat Mental Health Care & Rehabilitation Centre. A psychiatric ward that focuses on mental health disorders and psychological difficulties in Jigjiga city. The interview was recorded and used as part of a radio conversation show that informed 1 million listeners of the ill effects that occur due to FGM.
recent campaigns in Nigeria
FGM in Nigeria
According to The Nigerian Demographic and Health Survey 2013, the national prevalence of FGM is at 25% for women/girls between the ages of 15 and 49. And 15% national prevalence of FGM among girls between the ages 15 and 19. (Data validated by UNFPA).
The #BornPerfect Stakeholders meeting and media campaign took place in Ile Ife, Osun state Nigeria.
One Campaign, 3 Radio Shows, 1 TV interview, and Children’s Rights Audiobook release, Reaching 51 million people, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
We organised a time with independent television and radio for a session where I spoke on factors affecting the African child and we played our emphasis on female genital mutilation and how it affects the girl child but also the boy child indirectly and we also deliberated on possible solutions, we had over 3 million listeners.
One month of Radio Shows led by Six Undergraduate Students to End FGM: Obafemi On University, Nigeria
The media campaign series was a one-month radio sensitization programme held from 8th June 2022 to 29th June 2022 at 7:30 pm every Wednesday.
The Broadcasting Corporation OSBC radio 104.5 FM ran a radio show where Mr. Ademola Adebisi an FGM/ Gender Based Activist (Executive Director, Value Reorientation for Community Enhancement), Olorunfemi Bukola Emilola an FGM survival and a Child rights Advocate and Imam Alimi Muideen Olatunde were the guests, The programme was anchored by Mrs. Olusola Ayesebolatan Marcus an OAP.
Radio Jingle to educate listeners on the Legal, Emotional, Psychological and Medical implications of FGM, Nigeria
For the media project, I renewed my already made end FGM English jingle and engaged more than 20,000,000 people for one hour on Fresh FM.
The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the Organization of African unity (OAU). The celebration is in honor of those who participated in the Soweto uprising in 1976. It is also to raise awareness of the continuous need for improvement of the education provided to African Children.
Radio conversation on Rave (91.7) FM by Olaniyan Oluwayomi Rosemary. With the theme: Eliminating Harmful Practices Affecting Children: Progress on Policy and Practice Since 2013.
During this Facebook Live special Jeremiah Kipainoi invites Davidson Malison (Activist, Nigeria), Tony Mwebia (Activist, Kenya), and Hassan Istiila (Journalist, Somalia) to explain the benefits of the Born Perfect campaign which has engaged football legends in the talk to end FGM.
Two radio conversations with Doctors, Religious leaders, and law enforcement all state FGM needs to end in Kano State, Nigeria
With Doctor Usman Aliyu and Barr Fatima Mahmud sheikh kabiru muhammad, hannatu zakari, and myself
The project was actually to create more awareness and make people understand that FGM has no connection to Islamic practices and the practice is harmful to the health of women and girls in society.
Our activity took place at Kurudu/Azhata Community Abuja Nigeria, where I hosted Miss Gbagyi Nigeria with her Entourage, talking on the subject of Female Genital Mutilation (FG
The activity was focused on sensitization of the populace of Osun State and its neighboring states. Media and school outreaches were carried out.