Sierra Leone campaigners continue ending FGM, despite little political support

Team Freetown, in their response to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Gender-Based Violence incidences in the Western Area Rural and Urban Districts, of the Republic of Sierra Leone, during the Easter holidays, with Direct Support from Global Media Campaign (GMC), established the outreach methods whereby the Team and its leader went on a door to door campaign and sensitization on the hazards of FGM and other related harmful traditional practices and its effect on survivors.

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FGM-Campaigner shares how his active role in the community, is changing the way local spaces are used.

A female Campaigner in the Somali community is not only helping to end FGM, raising her voice through media outlets, but she's is also changing the way local areas are used. The tree seen in the following photos has been a tree that for a long time has been used as a place that cutters would perform FGM.

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Director of Gender talks on the radio about where girls and women can go to get help, Migori County, Kenya

Christine Alfons is an anti-FGM campaigner who is passionate about ending gender-based violence and in particular FGM. Through radio talk shows she is offering callers a chance to understand their rights and where they can go for help.

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Men and Survivors are both needed to stand up against FGM, Radio show in Isiolo County, Kenya

Zeituna Shandey is an anti-FGM campaigner. In this report, she describes what the laws are around FGM and how survivors are needed to share with girls that it is their choice to stand against FGM and not put up with peer pressure.

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