Its been two months since 13-year-old Fartun Hassan Ahmed bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM). Since this tragedy, her grieving father Hassan Ahmed Jimale has become an anti-FGM campaigner.
In this day and age of the 21st century, it is recognized that to have a voice is empowerment. Women and girls either shy away or lack the platform to present their grievances directly to decision-makers, the proposed media campaign programme will publicize girls’ voices and rights in a culturally appropriate manner to provoke discourses on inclusive policy reform and equitable treatment.
A report from the office of the anti Fironic Circumcision Organization in the Hiraan region of Hir Shabelle region states that the work done on 16 June 2021 is the African Children's Day which is a celebration.
My name is Abdirahman Moalim Mohamed working for Goobjoog TV in Mogadishu, Somalia.
On the day of the African Child 16 June, Somali National TV broadcasted a program about FGM in Somalia.
INCREASING NUMBER OF GIRLS BEING MUTILATED DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS. UNFPA ESTIMATES 4 MILLION GIRLS AT RISK
Ifrah Ahmed anti-FGM activist reports the current struggles with fighting FGM and dealing with local laws that are in place to keep the public safe from COVID-19.
Hassan Abdirahman is an anti-FGM campaigner, passionate about ending FGM in the Galmudug regional state of Somalia. Hassan raises awareness of the problems FGM victims face as well as raising awareness on how much the rural states in Somalia need assistance in ending FGM.