Report on the sensitisation of Radio Decision on the topic stop FGM. It was Simulcast Programme between Kamboi agriculture radio and All Out radio Kenema.
The Global Media Campaign funded Team Kailahun for this year’s end-FGM Campaign. Kailahun District is amongst other districts that still record a high number of FGM cases in Sierra Leone, thus the need for such campaigns.
The project is about raising massive awareness of FGM in order to stop the FGM. During the past months we have heard of cases where students have been told that they are traveling to the villages to get vaccinations but instead are undergoing FGM and therefore we aimed to raise awareness of this during our radio conversations.
Team Save our Women and Girls comprises an activist as the team lead, a journalist, and a religious leader aiming at raising massive awareness on ending FGM.
A scientific debate on stopping female circumcision was held at Asal Radio Center in Jowhar. Fatima Hassan Ali and Nasteho Abokor Omar, both female scholars living in Jowhar, shared their stories.
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.
Men End FGM Foundation has launched an initiative dubbed #TubongeNaComrades to create awareness among students on the negative effects of harmful practises.
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.
Activity by: Value Reorientation for Community Enhancement (VARCE Nigeria) Facilitator: Ademola Adebisi, With support from GMC. Brief Description of the Project: The Activity was focused on sensitization of the populace…
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.