Catherine Thiakunu is an anti-FGM campaigner, who is using her voice through radio to speak up against FGM. Her broadcast reached over 2 million listeners across four counties.
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Umoja development organization [UD] is a community-based organization [CBO] that was formed in the year 2009 to promote children, women, and people with disabilities [PWDs] affairs and we operate in West Pokot County and some of our advocacy go across the Ugandan border among Pokot IN Amudat district Tepeth in Moroto district and Kadama in Nakapirirpirit in Eastern Uganda and those 3 community since they practice cross-border FGM.
Report on Radio Programme held on Getembe TV/ FM accompanied by Hon Karen Magara an MCA at the Kisii county assembly and County Executive Committee member for Kisii county Hon Edna Kangwana on FGM medicalization and policy development.
We had one live Radio talkback show, the show was carried out at Tana Broadcasting Service (TBS), which is a 24 hour FM radio station located in Hola town of Tana River county. The show was hosted by Mrs. Salome Wanjala, an experienced radio presenter who used to host our various regular live Radio shows. We continued to use this FM radio station due to its vast coverage and reach.
For 16 days of activism Christine Alfons, an anti-FGM campaigner shares her campaign that involves parent talks on the subject of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and organises radio jingles to talk to the local community about ending GBV.
Ali Mohamed is an anti-FGM campaigner. In this report he shares his experience with campaigning for the 16 days of activism in Wajir County.
Jaha Dukureh has been an anti-FGM activist for over ten years. As an FGM survivor, Jaha used her voice through the media to make sure other women don't face the same pain and challenges she has had to face. Now she is using that voice to run for president in The Gambia.
The Global Media Campaign (GMC) funded Team Bombali for a media campaign for the day of the girl. The funds were spent on a Radio sensitization program in Makeni city Bombali District. The funds were also spent on transportation, feeding, lodging, and guests which we host in our radio discussions.
This report covers the recent media engagement on the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation in the Port Loko district.
Team Koinadugu join another district in the country celebrating the International Day of Girls, through the support from the Global Media Campaign in the campaign against FGM initiations.