Over 1000 activists from 10 countries are involved in the launch of #FrontlineEndingFGM backed by the UNFPA, the EU, USAID, The Global Media Campaign, and the Wallace Global Fund. Media-trained by the Global Media Campaign – the activists and frontliners have been campaigning locally, often using the media, and have already run over 2600 media campaigns since work began in 2013.
Somalia faces a growing concern about FGM cases and child marriage as the country is facing the worst drought experienced in years. This leads to concerns that parents will turn to their girls as their only source of income: FGM & Child marriage.
32 campaigns by #FrontineEndingFGM reaching 11,500,000 on radio, TV, and social media. The latest: An interview with Ugaso Mohamud Ali: A nurse and author of a book that speaks on the…
22 campaigns by frontline feminist organisations ending FGM Reaching 10,000,000 on radio, TV and social media. Shift the Power - Inspiring words from Rugiatu Turay Rugiatu Turay, Executive Director of…
Nigeria has had a powerful year kicking 2022 off with the Born Perfect Campaign, other milestones include engaging a community media movement in Ondo state, and following the work of campaigners such as Lois Aderomose a woman on a mission.
This December we are seeing so much action on the ground all across Kenya as campaigners fight against FGM over the long 2 month Christmas holiday break. Chiefs are reminding their communities of the severity of punishment for the perpetrators, campaigners are talking to the girls to find out cutting plans, and police are enforcing and rescuing girls.
I am Jamarti Yahye, a Somali Journalist, based in Jigjiga. I have been working with media houses for the past 6 years. Currently, I work for Dal-Jir Radio, Jigjiga branch. In recent years I have been directly involved in the Global Media Campaign for the Awareness and Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation.
My name is Muhiyadin Mohamed Aden, I am a Somali journalist from Goobjoog TV Jigjiga Office and vice director of the Somali region journalist Association. For the past years working different media houses in the region.
My name is Abdihakin Abdulahi Gamadiid, a Somali journalist, from universal Somali TV, Jigjiga Office. I am the general secretary of the Somali region Journalists Association (SRJA).
We thank God Almighty for his grace, as we were opportune to be part of the campaign to End FGM 2022. This was due to a fund received by Global Media Campaign for a serious campaign against the practice of FGM. It has been a great experience to work with different actors in seeing that we bring an end to FGM.