Jaha Dukureh has been an anti-FGM activist for over ten years. As an FGM survivor, Jaha used her voice through the media to make sure other women don't face the same pain and challenges she has had to face. Now she is using that voice to run for president in The Gambia.
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The Global Media Campaign (GMC) funded Team Bombali for a media campaign for the day of the girl. The funds were spent on a Radio sensitization program in Makeni city Bombali District. The funds were also spent on transportation, feeding, lodging, and guests which we host in our radio discussions.
This report covers the recent media engagement on the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation in the Port Loko district.
Team Koinadugu join another district in the country celebrating the International Day of Girls, through the support from the Global Media Campaign in the campaign against FGM initiations.
The Amazonian Initiative Movement [AIM-SL] with funds from the Global Media Campaign [GMC] has celebrated the International the Girl Child Day. This day was observed in Kenema City, the regional headquarters in the Eastern province.
In this day and age of the 21st century, is it recognized that voice is empowerment. Women and girls either shy away or lack the platform to present their grievances directly to decision-makers, the proposed media campaign program will publicise girls’ harmful acting by traditional cutting. The opportunity to raise awareness as in imposing experience of self-worth which this campaign anticipates realizing.
My name is Shucayb Obsiiye, I am a Somali journalist based in Jigjiga who has worked with some of the main media houses in the region for the past years. I currently work for Horn cable TV in the Somali region of Ethiopia. In addition, I am one of the journalists who write on social media from the Somali region of Ethiopia country.
My name is Mohamed Ali and I am a Somali journalist working for Kebri-Dahar FM in the Somali region. It is my pleasure to get my first opportunity in working Global Media Campaign and I am very interested in being part of the international media campaign to end FGM in the Somali Region.
My name is Farhan Ahmed, a Somali journalist from MMTV Jigjiga Office based in Jigjiga capital city of the Somali region of Ethiopia in the last two years I have worked with some other main media houses in the region. I was one of the journalists who succeeded to carry out a media campaign program on October 11.
On October 11th, 2021, in Commemoration of the International Day of the Girl, Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI) held a 1-hour live programme on Osun State Broadcasting Corporation OSBC Radio 104.5 FM where Mr. Ademola Adebisi an FGM/ Gender-Based Activist (Executive Director, Value Reorientation for Community Enhancement), Miss Tosin Olarewaju a Child right Advocate and Salami Sheriff a public health practitioner were the guests, The program was anchored by Mrs. Olusola Ayesebolatan Marcus an OAP.