The media campaign included time with Aso radio and television for a session of feminine scope with Tera. This was done discussing the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) and we had over 3 – 6 million listeners!
Updates from english-speaking countries.
Professor Wilberforce Oti is an end-FGM campaigner. Here Wilberforce shares radio show conversations and interesting questions callers phone in to ask about FGM on Salt FM Radio Abakaliki, Nigeria.
End-FGM Media Campaign, Osun State, Nigeria
Amina Abba is a fourth-year student studying computer engineering at the Federal University of Technology Minna and a newly anti-FGM campaigner.
The project was a radio program aired live at two radio stations in Akure, Ondo State to amplify our voices against FGM. The Radio Programme took place at CREST FM 87.7 and FUTA Radio 93.1FM where the English and Yoruba Versions were aired LIVE respectively.
FGM has been banned in Nigeria, but how many people know the law and can demand the prosecution of perpetrators? Hence my project was in creating awareness on the law against FGM in Nigeria- VAPP Act 2015.
The project was a onetime radio show on Baliti Radio that had ten women survivors of FGM give their FGM experiences nine of the stories were recorded but one of the survivors did the story live on air where the audience called in to ask questions.
The project was executed by MAI Initiative for Human Development, under the supervision of Ayotomiwa Ayodele.
Ali Mohamed is an Anti-FGM campaigner. Here Ali reports how he has engaged reformed cutters, survivors, and departmental heads in Habaswein Sub 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.