Jingles to End FGM : Radio repeats the message that ‘FGM is harmful to our girls’, Kenya 

Our media activity took place amid the election period, there were so many activities politically and children were home for a break. We engaged a local radio station and ran jingles for a couple of days in vernacular. This was to give emphasis that as the election period is happening, they should not be carried away and forget the safety of the girls.

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7 End FGM Champions Training & Powerful radio conversations: Enugu State, Nigeria

We have observed since 2017; the influx of young girls from the UK and America especially into Nigeria during the summer holidays of June to September of every year. Upon close observation and inquiries; we were able to identify that for hundreds of girls of Igbo and Nigerian descent in the UK the summer holidays mark the arrival of ‘cutting season’; when they are flown back to Nigeria to undergo FGM.

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Internally Displaced People camp: TV and Radio Awareness with Traditional Leaders to End FGM in the lives of the Most Vulnerable  

This media campaign took place in Somalias largest Internally Displaced People Camp (IDP). Ifrah Ahmed and Mohamed Adan and their team interviewed religious leaders, camp leaders, camp residents and broadcast the End-FGM message on Goobjoog TV and Radio, reaching 2 million listeners and viewers.

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The Once Wanted FGM Cutter Speaks on Radio to End FGM, Baddibu District, The Gambia 

The famous Ex- FGM cutter Aja Bintou Danso (in the North Bank region) was once wanted by the government for cutting someone in the Baddibu district. Here she shares her story of finally laying down the knife. This conversation was broadcast on Kerewab Multimedia Radio reaching 600 thousand listeners.

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The Psychological Effects of FGM, Ethiopia and Nigeria report

Ubax Jamal Mohamed, (a female journalist from FM Jigjiga station) visited Dr. Rudwan Hassan Mohamud Who operates Hayat Mental Health Care & Rehabilitation Centre. A psychiatric ward that focuses on mental health disorders and psychological difficulties in Jigjiga city. The interview was recorded and used as part of a radio conversation show that informed 1 million listeners of the ill effects that occur due to FGM.

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