Role of Men & Boys in ending FGM in Africa.

Many men in practicing communities deny responsibility for FGM, often blaming it on women and being silent despite their influence in most patriarchal societies. For a long time, men have been seen as a missing link in the quest to end FGM.

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International Youth Day Webinar

This forum brought together development partners, youth-led organizations and policymakers to discuss the critical role young people play in ending FGM/C and why they should be recognised as key stakeholders and strategic partners in Covid-19 recovery.

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April Newsletter

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.

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Resource pack launch #CSW65

As part of this year’s Commission on the status of women (CSW 65), UNFPA and Global Media Campaign (GMC) organized an online event for all stakeholders (local and global) to hear from grassroots campaigners successfully using media to continue #EndFGM efforts during the COVID pandemic.

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