Seven weeks after Liberia's first ever end-FGM media campaigns, campaigners and members of the Global Media Campaign team had a call to discuss how things are going. The conversation touched on the listener's reactions, community impact, and ways to move forward with the campaign.
With Doctor Usman Aliyu and Barr Fatima Mahmud sheikh kabiru muhammad, hannatu zakari, and myself The project was actually to create more awareness and make people understand that FGM has no connection to Islamic practices and the practice is harmful to the health of women and girls in society.
Our activity took place at Kurudu/Azhata Community Abuja Nigeria, where I hosted Miss Gbagyi Nigeria with her Entourage, talking on the subject of Female Genital Mutilation (FG
The activity was focused on sensitization of the populace of Osun State and its neighboring states. Media and school outreaches were carried out.
This particular project was centered on using the media to reduce the practice of FGM in Akwuke community of Enugu State. Furthermore, this project supported women (End FGM champions) in the community who have vehemently opposed the mutilation of their girl children. We came up with this project due to the increase in FGM, we noticed in this community.
Adedotun Ajayi works with the Young Men Network Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.
Fatou Baldeh stated that young people can put an end to FGM, with the recent trend of more youths being aware and consistently engaged there's strong hope that they will resist subjecting their children to FGM when they come of age to bear children.
We engaged the general public to demand better from the newly elected member. To support gender-neutral laws and fund allocations for the survivors of Gender Based-Violence.
This group involves journalists, human rights actors, and disabled persons who attended the FGM training in Foya with the armed of ensuring the issue of FGM is abolished. The issue of FGM has and continued to affect our women and girls negatively, especially in rural communities like ours where the practice is very strong.
My team in Vahun district had activists identified as Alpha K. Lalugbah and Pastor Phils Vandi. I hosted two Radio Talk-Shows.