Updates from english-speaking countries.

University students speak out on Radio sharing “Go after your Education, don’t undergo FGM”, Kuria Migori County, Kenya

With the support from the Global Media Campaign (GMC) to end FGM with the direct action Media grant, I conducted a successful radio talk show dubbed “Education Against Mutilation and Child marriages” at Radio Togotane 88.3FM.

Continue ReadingUniversity students speak out on Radio sharing “Go after your Education, don’t undergo FGM”, Kuria Migori County, Kenya

Accelerating the Abandonment of FGM in Samburu County with Samburu Community Radio(Serian FM)

Media campaigner Samuel Leadismo reports on his recent work involving increased commitment by community members in Samburu County to accelerate the abandonment of FGM/C and saving girls from FGM/C by promoting education.

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Major Media platforms Discuss The Role of the County Government in Ending FGM in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya

Marakwet Girls Foundation utilized the media with the engagement of the senior administrative officers from the office of the county commissioner and the directorate of gender and social services in Elgeyo/Marakwet County to do sensitization in the three major media stations and amplified in our social media platforms on the legal, social-economic and other adverse effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and subsequently early marriage.

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Media Campaign talks about the types of FGM and Engages Schools to End-FGM in Garissa county, Kenya

Like any other year every summer school midterm break, many girls are at risk of going through the cut, with students from Tumaini primary school, we have highlighted the plight of children, taking count of the progress made in enabling the various children rights, especially orphans, children from deprived communities, children under juvenile justice, girls victimized by harmful cultural practices (FGM).

Continue ReadingMedia Campaign talks about the types of FGM and Engages Schools to End-FGM in Garissa county, Kenya

Chief Horrified by Pictures, gets Joins Activists to End FGM, Kajiado County, Kenya

Media activities including photos and radio talk shows are proving to be a powerful force of change. Campaigner and FGM survivor Alice Masinte shares her media campaign activities which involved talking to the chief of Moran on Mayian Radio, about his wish to join other activists and end FGM.

Continue ReadingChief Horrified by Pictures, gets Joins Activists to End FGM, Kajiado County, Kenya