Updates from english-speaking countries.

Youth Awareness Campaign & New Radio station Launch to End FGM, Jowhar State, Somalia   

Since Radio Asal launched its Ramadan campaign to end female genital mutilation in Jowhar, we have been receiving direct reports of parents who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) causing health problems for their daughters. In an awareness session attended by Radio Asal reporters and some youth in Jowhar, they raised awareness about female genital mutilation.

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 Teachers open up about how FGM is affecting their girls, Hir-Shabelle State, Somalia  

At a meeting attended by some of the teachers of the Holy Quran and primary and secondary schools in Jowhar, the capital of Hir-Shabelle state, we focused on how to end female genital mutilation to save the future of the new generation of girls. We broadcast the conversation on radio.

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The New Liberia teams share what it is like to begin their end FGM campaigns: challenges, inspiration, and the path forward 

Seven weeks after Liberia's first ever end-FGM media campaigns, campaigners and members of the Global Media Campaign team had a call to discuss how things are going. The conversation touched on the listener's reactions, community impact, and ways to move forward with the campaign.

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Two radio conversations with Doctors, Religious leaders, and law enforcement all state FGM needs to end in Kano State, Nigeria

With Doctor Usman Aliyu and Barr Fatima Mahmud sheikh kabiru muhammad, hannatu zakari, and myself The project was actually to create more awareness and make people understand that FGM has no connection to Islamic practices and the practice is harmful to the health of women and girls in society.

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Anti FGM Champions using Media to end FGM Enugu State, Nigeria 

This particular project was centered on using the media to reduce the practice of FGM in Akwuke community of Enugu State. Furthermore, this project supported women (End FGM champions) in the community who have vehemently opposed the mutilation of their girl children. We came up with this project due to the increase in FGM, we noticed in this community.

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