Campaigners in Nigeria are spread out all over the country. This report highlights the key challenges that each region or county faces, the type of FGM that takes place, and a few action points for moving forward.
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.
Dr. Wilberforce Oti an anti-FGM campaigner, shares his recent radio panel question and answer session on Salt FM radio Abakaliki, Nigeria.
Ekemini Joseph, anti-FGM campaigner reports conversations from his most recent radio show where he talks to survivors to highlight the awful pain many women go through and are still facing today.
Daniel Zamani is an anti-FGM campaigner who shares his recent radio and TV discussions with an FGM survivor.
Ireti Adesida is an anti-FGM campaigner who is spreading the word against FGM through media outlets in Ondo State, Nigeria. Ireti has been especially present on this issue over the past few weeks as Easter time is known to be a time where many girls go through FGM.
Ademola Adebisi is an anti-FGM campaigner that hosted a radio show in Nigeria against FGM. The show declared FGM is a human rights violation and is keen to work towards changing the negative behavior towards women and girls.
Geoffrey Broderick anti-FGM campaigner creates a jingle and runs radio shows in the local dialect leading up to the international day of zero tolerance towards FGM. The jingle on Female Genital Mutilation was played on pyramid FM 103.5 Kano from the 3rd February to 6th February.
Raymond Okpani anti-FGM activist was hosted on TVC Africa to talk about the harmful practise of FGM.
To commemorate the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM (IDZTFGM), Dorcas Famuyegun set up a series of TV and. Radio activities by Onelife Initiative for Human Development with the support of the Global Media Campaign to End FGM.