We thank God Almighty for his grace, as we were opportune to be part of the campaign to End FGM 2022. This was due to a fund received by Global Media Campaign for a serious campaign against the practice of FGM. It has been a great experience to work with different actors in seeing that we bring an end to FGM.
The Global Media Campaign (GMC) in a bid to reach out to more communities with the Western Area. Funds were dished out to Team Western Area Rural for a media a campaign as schools across this area were closed. We aimed to educate the public on the harmful effects FGM that continue to effect our women and girls in Sierra Leone and elsewhere.
Report on the sensitisation of Radio Decision on the topic stop FGM. It was Simulcast Programme between Kamboi agriculture radio and All Out radio Kenema.
The Global Media Campaign funded Team Kailahun for this year’s end-FGM Campaign. Kailahun District is amongst other districts that still record a high number of FGM cases in Sierra Leone, thus the need for such campaigns.
Replacing the Bondo Bush with "School is a project" funded by BMZ and PfefferminzGreen through Amazonian Initiative Movement(AIM).
On the 21st of December 2021 21-year-old Maseray Sei was found dead in the Bondo Bush in Nyandeni Village, Bonthe District after undergoing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Sowo women Sandy willing confessed to having initiatied Maseray Sei to FGM. This enabled activists to act fast and the court case was born.
On Tuesday 28th June Jeremiah Kipanoi and William Wise sat down for a conversation updating GMC Facebook Live viewers on the current challenges in Sierra Leone towards ending FGM. This conversation included talks about the truth of what is happening at the Bondi Bush, campaigning successes, and the need for political goodwill.
At the Gbonkolenken Radio 93.7 FM in Yele Town, Team Tonkolili's most recent campaign ended up an hour radio program with an audience of over 67,000 listeners that appreciated the good work of the team.
Team Koinadugu was involved in a media campaign against FGM by using different radio stations and our local languages to end the harmful practice of FGM (Bondo society).
The radio show we organised was designed to remind people about the negative effects FGM poses on our women and girls.