Hospital Manager talks on Radio about ending FGM, North Bank Region, The Gambia, 

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.

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“FGM is still seen as a Religious Obligation in The Gambia – More is needed to Sensitise Communities against FGM”

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.

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Students share their experiences of witnessing FGM after effects, to end FGM Hir-shabelle State, Somalia. 

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.

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Youth Awareness Campaign & New Radio station Launch to End FGM, Jowhar State, Somalia   

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.

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 Teachers open up about how FGM is affecting their girls, Hir-Shabelle State, Somalia  

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.

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