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.

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Head Chief of the Elders Shares his Anti-FGM Beliefs on MMTV in the Somali Region, Ethiopia

Nim’an Ahmed, works for MMTV Television. MMTV is a new Television with high-quality HD TV which is very common in admirable social and political debates. Mass media awareness, Somali dramas, and family films are specifically very interested by Somali Communities.

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TV show with Medical Professionals Broadcast a TV show that Shares the Devastating Effects of FGM, Ethiopia

Barre Ali is a journalist working for SAAB TV in the Somali region. SAAB TV is watched in East African countries like Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti as well as some other abroad countries in Europe, the USA, and Australia. SAAB TV has two million viewers.

Continue ReadingTV show with Medical Professionals Broadcast a TV show that Shares the Devastating Effects of FGM, Ethiopia

We are at the Tipping Point as Religious Leaders Change their Attitude towards FGM, Somalia Region, Ethiopia

In the past 18 months, an intensive media campaign led by campaigners and journalists; supported by GMC in partnership with UNFPA, Irish Aid, and Ifrah foundation is at a tipping point of the attitudinal shift of religious leaders as well as media whereby ending all forms of FGM is now being prioritised within the religious community, and similarly within government and the media agendas in the highest prevalent region of Ethiopia where 98.5% of girls are mutilated.

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