Students share their experiences of witnessing FGM after effects, to end FGM Hir-shabelle State, Somalia. 

Awareness meeting attended by some of the students of Jowhar Public Schools at Hir-Shabelle State such as Horseed Primary and Secondary School, Sheikh Hanafi, Imam Shafi'i, Sheikh Hassan Barsane, and Sheikh Hussein Ade School spoke about the real problems girls are subjected to FGM.

Continue ReadingStudents share their experiences of witnessing FGM after effects, to end FGM Hir-shabelle State, Somalia. 

Youth Awareness Campaign & New Radio station Launch to End FGM, Jowhar State, Somalia   

Since Radio Asal launched its Ramadan campaign to end female genital mutilation in Jowhar, we have been receiving direct reports of parents who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) causing health problems for their daughters. In an awareness session attended by Radio Asal reporters and some youth in Jowhar, they raised awareness about female genital mutilation.

Continue ReadingYouth Awareness Campaign & New Radio station Launch to End FGM, Jowhar State, Somalia   

 Teachers open up about how FGM is affecting their girls, Hir-Shabelle State, Somalia  

At a meeting attended by some of the teachers of the Holy Quran and primary and secondary schools in Jowhar, the capital of Hir-Shabelle state, we focused on how to end female genital mutilation to save the future of the new generation of girls. We broadcast the conversation on radio.

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WHY is FGM still practised? Religeous leaders and parents talk on Radio, Jowhar town, Somalia 

Hello everyone. I am Adan Hussein Daud, Director of Radio Asal. Today we were able to broadcast a programme in which we discussed the situation of female genital mutilation. We were joined by parents, religious leaders of Jowhar town, and young men and women.

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A Midwife Frightened by the problems that FGM Survivors & mothers to be face – Speaks out on Radio Jijiga, Ethiopia  

Ubah Jamal Mohamed is a Journalist working for Jijiga FM Radio and a journalist by trained Global Media Campaign for the last two years to do the best the media campaigns. Ubah is a media campaigner who is interested in ending FGM and eradicating harmful traditional practices in the Somali region.

Continue ReadingA Midwife Frightened by the problems that FGM Survivors & mothers to be face – Speaks out on Radio Jijiga, Ethiopia  

The Conduit Club Anti-FGM Evening 2022

This special evening, held on Thursday 3rd February, marked a significant milestone in the Global Media Campaign’s efforts to end FGM. The GMC team - including Director Maggie O Kane and six leading campaigners from Sierra Leone, Kenya, Nigeria, and Somalia - joined this conversation which was presented to a group of keen listeners live from the Conduit Club in Covent Garden. Other key members of the panel also included the BBC's renowned international editor, Lyse Doucet and the chair of the Global Media Campaign, the human rights lawyer, Dexter Dias.

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