Updates from english-speaking countries.

Impact Measurement Study – Ambrose Merian, North Pokot: Kenya

This is the write up of an interview between Ambrose Merian (End FGM Campaigner) and Ruth Harley (GMC Website News editor) : on Tuesday 17th January at 1500PM. This interview made it possible to zoom in on all the work that Ambrose has been doing over the December 2022- January 2023 period to save girls from FGM.

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The story of the new frontline feminist movement, #FrontLineEndingFGM 

Over 1000 activists from 10 countries are involved in the launch of #FrontlineEndingFGM backed by the UNFPA, the EU, USAID, The Global Media Campaign, and the Wallace Global Fund. Media-trained by the Global Media Campaign – the activists and frontliners have been campaigning locally, often using the media, and have already run over 2600 media campaigns since work began in 2013.

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2022 Kenya Overview – #FrontlineEndingFGM

This December we are seeing so much action on the ground all across Kenya as campaigners fight against FGM over the long 2 month Christmas holiday break. Chiefs are reminding their communities of the severity of punishment for the perpetrators, campaigners are talking to the girls to find out cutting plans, and police are enforcing and rescuing girls. 

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Investigation into how Radio shows are sensitising Internally Displaced People Camps to End FGM, Jijiga Ethiopia 

I am Jamarti Yahye, a Somali Journalist, based in Jigjiga. I have been working with media houses for the past 6 years. Currently, I work for Dal-Jir Radio, Jigjiga branch. In recent years I have been directly involved in the Global Media Campaign for the Awareness and Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation.

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TV Panel discussion on the role of Masjid Imams Raising Awareness about FGM as Community Guides: Jigjiga city, Ethiopia 

My name is Muhiyadin Mohamed Aden, I am a Somali journalist from Goobjoog TV Jigjiga Office and vice director of the Somali region journalist Association. For the past years working different media houses in the region.

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