FGM is not part of our Religion – Islamic Leaders Speak Out in Ethiopia

Shuceyb Obsiye anti-FGM activist brought together religious leaders, health professionals, media graduates and members of the civil society had attended a two-day panel discussion about the draft Fatwa against FGM in Jigjiga, the capital of Somali regional state of Ethiopia.

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Female Cutter Speaks Out on the Radio in Ebrima Saidkhan, The Gambia

Ebrima Saidykhan, anti-FGM campaigner, organised a program which engaged female cutters, youth, and women in the North Bank Region of The Gambia. Audios were recorded in the local languages by a female cutter and other prominent people which were aired at prime times for many days. The program further provided a detailed discussion on the dangers of FGM on children, the harmful nature of the practice, and the implication of the laws.

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Radio and TV talks Accelerate End FGM campaigns across Galmudug, Somalia

Hassan Abdirahman is an anti-FGM campaigner, passionate about ending FGM in the Galmudug regional state of Somalia. Hassan raises awareness of the problems FGM victims face as well as raising awareness on how much the rural states in Somalia need assistance in ending FGM.

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Radio talks on Women in leadership to combat FGM during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Teenage pregnancies, child marriage, and FGM as well as other forms of sexual gender-based violence have substantially been on the rise following the ravages of the COVID19 pandemic which necessitated school closure for almost one year. Solomon Kemei reports how Media is helping to combat FGM during this challenging time.

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Kenyan Media Graduates arrange Media & Communications for IWD to End FGM

To commemorate International Women's Day 2021, Fatuma Hakar reports the Global Media Campaign which made a call to Kenyan media graduates to apply for direct action grants to amplify their activities for the celebrations. An average of USD 500 was given to each grantee.

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