Team Kenema report on their Easter media campaign to help end FGM in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
Updates from english-speaking countries.
Team Tonkolili is a group of anti-FGM campaigners that came together to try to challenge the Easter cutting season events and help to stop FGM. This report shows how their media campaign is helping to change ideas about FGM.
The team was massively involved in radio and community sensitizations on the Easter Cutting to end FGM within the district. Through our media campaign and community engagement we can reach 205 thousand listeners in broadcasting FGM messages and changed their perception.
Team Port Loko is a team of FGM campaigners in Sierra Leone that got together during the Easter cutting period to work on media activities to help highlight the problems currently faced in the local communities with FGM.
Salim Omar Godhana is an anti-FGM activist who is fighting for change in the Tanariver region. Salim is especially concerned with bringing equality between genders.
Susan Kutingala is an anti-FGM campaigner who works closely within communities to help end FGM and Child marriage. In this report, Susan describes some of the challenges she faces when speaking to communities in Narok County, Kenya.
Robi Chacha Omondi an anti-FGM campaigner. Here, she shares here her experience of interviewing many people in Kuria, Kajiado and Garissa to help stop the cutting over the Easter period. The video that was created is mainly spoken in Swahili, with some interviews delivered in English.
Tony Mwebia is an anti-FGM campaigner who recently organised a radio show helping to sensitise the community in Meru County, Kenya.
Domtila Chesang anti-FGM campaigner bravely stood up on TV against FGM and continues to host radio shows despite threats.
Ali Mohamed is an anti-FGM campaigner who is using the media in a powerful way to express to the Wajir community that FGM is not accepted anymore.