Understanding FGM in Nigeria

Campaigners in Nigeria are spread out all over the country. This report highlights the key challenges that each region or county faces, the type of FGM that takes place, and a few action points for moving forward.

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Jingles to End-FGM in Nigeria

By Wemimo Adewuni, Wemimo Adewuni is an anti-FGM campaigner. Who created a Jingle that was used to provoke and stop cutting over the holiday period. In her own words… Holiday…

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Understanding FGM in Kenya

Campaigners in Kenya are spread out all over the country. This report highlights the key challenges that each region or county faces, the type of FGM that takes place, and a few action points for moving forward.

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The Dangers of Being an FGM campaigner and how the Media offers a safer platform for campaigners to raise their voices

Do we get to see the real-life of a campaigner? The past few weeks we have been collecting stories about the dangers of campaigning against FGM in Africa. GMC works with campaigners across Africa including The Gambia, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mali.

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Sierra Leone campaigners continue ending FGM, despite little political support

Team Freetown, in their response to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Gender-Based Violence incidences in the Western Area Rural and Urban Districts, of the Republic of Sierra Leone, during the Easter holidays, with Direct Support from Global Media Campaign (GMC), established the outreach methods whereby the Team and its leader went on a door to door campaign and sensitization on the hazards of FGM and other related harmful traditional practices and its effect on survivors.

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FGM-Campaigner shares how his active role in the community, is changing the way local spaces are used.

A female Campaigner in the Somali community is not only helping to end FGM, raising her voice through media outlets, but she's is also changing the way local areas are used. The tree seen in the following photos has been a tree that for a long time has been used as a place that cutters would perform FGM.

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