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How to work with GMC (Masterclass launch)

Campaigners often forget how to communicate with GMC effectively while new campaigners often don’t know how to join the team and work with us. The purpose of this session is to make it clear to trained and new campaigners how to communicate with and work with GMC to end FGM on the media.

We covered the following topics

  1. How to work with GMC (Introduction)
  2. How GMC works with campaigners
  3. How to attend a 5 day media academy in person or online
  4. How to apply for Direct Action Media Grants
  5. How to report your direct action media campaign on social media
  6. How to report your direct action project to GMC (Narrative and financial report)
  7. Staying in touch with GMC

Implementing partners
Global Media Campaign
UNFPA

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Lois Aderomose:I wrote a comic book on a story that helps to create awareness on Female genital mutilation for the girl child, is there a way I could share it to people around the countries with FGM Click To TweetVincent Ogallo Mwita: Here is an example of how GMC has supported my work as the grass-root campaigner towards accelerating end FGM using local radio in my community Kuria- Migori County,… Click To TweetCaren Waraba: My name is Caren Waraba Sisya, currently working at Northrift Radio Kapenguria Westpokot county, following keenly. Click To TweetEric Lesire Lengees: In Samburu County, Kenya there some parts not covered by local radio…how will we work with GMC Click To TweetAli Mohamed: nice and educative topics ahead of the 16 days of the activism Click To TweetAli Mohamed: let's not determine our hard work on grants, since there are little resources. Ending FGM is our first priority Click To TweetWINNIE WANYONYI: it's true being a local journalist from a county and country whereby people practice FGM I will appreciate the grants because it helps make my job easier Click To TweetPeter Kemei: Hi Winnie, I think a direct partnership between GMC and local radio stations is a work in progress. However, GMC is supporting activists directly to amplify their end FGM campaigns using radio stations. Most of the media… Click To TweetZephon Makale: Thank you GMC for the informative session. Click To TweetAli Mohamed: thank you GMC and the entire team who made this session successful Click To Tweet

Jeremiah Kipainoi

Kipainoi is Director of Communications at GMC, and is working with activists to effectively run their media campaigns to end FGM in 9 African countries.He is an award-winning multimedia journalist covering women's rights issues and has been published on the BBC, Deutsche Welle, The New York Times, among others.He produced the End FGM Podcast and hosted the End FGM Live, bringing together local and global stakeholders working at the End FGM campaign during the Covid-19 pandemic.