Gender-based violence has become the talk of the town in different parts of Nigeria and female genital mutilation to be specific has caused lots of pains in the lives of women, hence it is all our duty to fight the act by voicing out our opinion regarding the practice of FGM and most especially the implications of FGM.
We organized a school Outreach at the government science school new Nyanya Nasarawa state and we had reporters from wazobia FM and Nigeria info FM discussing SGBV and the dangers of female genital mutilation.
Our activities at PeeDee Media Consult and Development began with Visit to Communities in Boripe, Ede South, Oriade, Ife South, Ede North, Odo Otin, Ayedire, Ayedaade, Olorunda Atakunmosa West, Obokun and, Ife North LGAs in Osun State.
The project was executed by the Team Members of MAI Initiative for Human Development, under the supervision of the CEO; Ayotomiwa Ayodele.
The media campaign was a radio program aired live at two radio stations in Akure, Ondo State, to amplify our voices against FGM.
Our projects title "Save our young girls and women from pain" was aimed at sensitizing the community, especially in West Pokot County on the effects of FGM and other gender-based violence.
To mark the 16 Days of Activism, I organized two radio talk shows and had radio jingles running for two weeks on BK Radio.
My project was on GBV. I spoke to the family of a young girl (12 years old) who has been sexually abused by her uncle since she was 9 years and infected with HIV/AIDS. I spoke to the victim, her mother, and GBV advocates in the county.
Jedidah Lemaron is an anti-FGM campaigner working in Kajaido County to help end FGM. In this report, we learn of the devastating reasons that girls are now at risk.
Catherine Thiakunu is an anti-FGM campaigner, who is using her voice through radio to speak up against FGM. Her broadcast reached over 2 million listeners across four counties.