Updates from english-speaking countries.

Amplifying the Voice of Girl Child on Radio to End Gender based Violence in Kuria, Kenya

With support from the Global Media Campaign to end FGM on International Day of the Girl, we held a presser with Radio Togotane 88.3FM together with 20 school-going girls drawn from Kuria – Migori County, who were able to air out challenges affecting them including harmful cultural practices such as FGM.

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Elders on Radio Accept that the girl child is the source of change and holds a voice of reason, ending FGM in Kenya and Uganda

Our media project funded by Global Media Campaign (GMC) was directed at engaging the Kalenjin communities living in Trans-Nzoia, Bungoma, West Pokot, and Uasin Gishu counties and also Eastern parts of Uganda bordering Kenya. These communities are Sabaots, Pokots, Nandies, and Sebei’s of Uganda.

Continue ReadingElders on Radio Accept that the girl child is the source of change and holds a voice of reason, ending FGM in Kenya and Uganda

In Depth Report on the Consultative meeting for the regional Bureaus to finalize the draft FGM Fatwa, On Horn Cable TV, Ethiopia

Shucayb Obsiye is a media campaigner and focal person of the Global Media Campaign in Somali Region Ethiopia. Obsiye is based in Jigjiga and works Horn Cable TV has organized a half-day Consultative meeting for the regional Bureaus to finalize the draft FGM Fatwa to end FGM in Somali Region.

Continue ReadingIn Depth Report on the Consultative meeting for the regional Bureaus to finalize the draft FGM Fatwa, On Horn Cable TV, Ethiopia