The radio talk show programme was conducted in kerewan, North Bank Region. This program was geared toward ending the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the region. This activity was done with community leaders such as the officer in charge of the hospital who talks about the implications of FGM and enlightened us on how it’s affecting women, especially during delivery.
Our Radio sensitization on ending FGM included influential leaders (Women community leaders,) National Assembly members, youth, and women leaders sensitising communities during Ramadan on the adverse effects of FGM and discouraging parents from cutting the girl child.
Intensifying voices on FGM through the solidification of the voices of voters and the citizenry on the law on FGM including religious and cultural misconnections on FGM.
Meet Kenya's Collins Orono. He produces three programmes that focus on children. All the programmes air on National TV in Kenya and focus on advancing the voice of the child on issues that affect them, especially harmful cultural practices like FGM.
At the Gbonkolenken Radio 93.7 FM in Yele Town, Team Tonkolili's most recent campaign ended up an hour radio program with an audience of over 67,000 listeners that appreciated the good work of the team.
Team Koinadugu was involved in a media campaign against FGM by using different radio stations and our local languages to end the harmful practice of FGM (Bondo society).
Awareness meeting attended by some of the students of Jowhar Public Schools at Hir-Shabelle State such as Horseed Primary and Secondary School, Sheikh Hanafi, Imam Shafi'i, Sheikh Hassan Barsane, and Sheikh Hussein Ade School spoke about the real problems girls are subjected to FGM.
Officials from Hir-Shabelle State whom we met in Jowhar town welcomed the public awareness campaign to end female genital mutilation.
Since Radio Asal launched its Ramadan campaign to end female genital mutilation in Jowhar, we have been receiving direct reports of parents who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) causing health problems for their daughters. In an awareness session attended by Radio Asal reporters and some youth in Jowhar, they raised awareness about female genital mutilation.
At a meeting attended by some of the teachers of the Holy Quran and primary and secondary schools in Jowhar, the capital of Hir-Shabelle state, we focused on how to end female genital mutilation to save the future of the new generation of girls. We broadcast the conversation on radio.