Do we get to see the real-life of a campaigner? The past few weeks we have been collecting stories about the dangers of campaigning against FGM in Africa. GMC works with campaigners across Africa including The Gambia, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mali.
We at GMC are proud of all our campaigners and their incredible work! This week we are celebrating the most recent work of Sadia Hussein.
Sadia Hussein is an anti-FGM campaigner and FGM survivor, who spoke out on TV in March following the court ruling that reclaims that FGM is illegal.
Both Dominic Kimitta and Peter Macharia passionately report on the radio how far the FGM fight has come and that there is no time to turn back now.
Zeituna Shandey is an anti-FGM campaigner. In this report, she describes what the laws are around FGM and how survivors are needed to share with girls that it is their choice to stand against FGM and not put up with peer pressure.
Anti-FGM campaigners Raymond Sikamoi and Domtila Chesang discuss the laws against FGM, speaking about how it's a human rights issue and therefore is illegal.
Bus Radio Talk Show in Kenya, held a one-hour discussion on the radio to highlight that more is needed to be done to help stop FGM in Kenya.
Salim Omar Godhana is an anti-FGM activist who is fighting for change in the Tanariver region. Salim is especially concerned with bringing equality between genders.
Susan Kutingala is an anti-FGM campaigner who works closely within communities to help end FGM and Child marriage. In this report, Susan describes some of the challenges she faces when speaking to communities in Narok County, Kenya.
Robi Chacha Omondi an anti-FGM campaigner. Here, she shares here her experience of interviewing many people in Kuria, Kajiado and Garissa to help stop the cutting over the Easter period. The video that was created is mainly spoken in Swahili, with some interviews delivered in English.