Media advocacy is among the key activities carried out in Watoto Wetu Project. After a May 2017 journalists training by EACHRights and The Girl Generation on using the media to eradicate harmful cultural practices, and promoting the right to education in pastoralist areas, our team has been able to actively engage with Kenya’s mainstream media journalists working in that beat. Among the stories that we and our partners have been extensively covered by correspondents include:
- If men declare they do not want FGM in the community, women will obey
- Emerging trends in FGM: Cross-border cutting and medicalization
- Not just a woman’s thing: Men at the fore in anti-cut fight
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