My name is Hanan Farah, Somali Women Journalist, from SRTV. For the day of African child which is marked on 16 June, I organized a panel discussion about the problems of African children.
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Bare Ali qaaje, a Journalist based in Jigjiga and works at SAABTV organized a panel discussion about the challenges of the draft Fatwa to address the problems of FGM and ways to end FGM in the Somali region as part of the commemoration of African child day.
Abdihakim Gamaadiid, is a media campaigner and Journalist based in Jigjiga, Ethiopia, working with Nabad TV
Muhyadin Mohamed is a journalist from Kalsan TV based in Jigjiga, Ethiopia. Here he shares a conversation with two Somali mothers' which highlights their attitudes towards FGM.
Ubax Jamaal Maxamed, is a Journalist and an anti-FGM campaigner based in Jigjiga Somali regional state of Ethiopia, and works at FM Jigjiga.
Shucayb Obsiye a media campaigner based in Jigjiga, working with Horn Cable TV, organised a half-day panel discussion on the Day of the African child, held at Royal International hotel on June 16, 2021.
Jedidah Lemaron is an anti-FGM campaigner, working in Kajiado county. Talking with children's officers on radio Jedidah helps to highlight to the local communities that there is a way we can all help one another to end FGM.
Ali Mohamed is an anti-FGM campaigner based in Wajir County, Kenya. In this report, Ali shows how working with reformed cutters can help to end FGM.
Walter Mounde is an anti-FGM campaigner who has worked hard to build connections with health care workers in Kisii county. A conference, running on the Day of the African Child (DAC) was held, discussing - the problems within the health care sector and what needs to be done to stop the medicalization of FGM.
Tony is an anti-FGM campaigner working within Meru County. This talk with a children's officer highlight that more needs to be understood about reporting an FGM case since callers are still, worried about confidentiality.