Born Perfect Caravan – Kenya

Seeing the horrible effects of FGM on girls usually fills me with rage BY KAMAU MAICHUHIE My name is Kamau Maichuhie, a journalist currently working for the Nation Media Group (NMG) here in Kenya. NMG the largest media organisation in East and Central Africa. Here at NMG, I write for the Daily Nation Newspaper, the […]

Born Perfect Caravan – Djibouti

I am a mother who has personally experienced the consequences of the pharaonic practice of FGM. My commitment against this devastating tradition began in the associative framework then evaluated in my professional life at Radio Television of Djibouti. Through this platform various actors shared their expertise on air by informing and communicating on the consequences […]

Caravane Born Perfect – Senegal

Je m’appelle Seydou Diatta .Je suis journaliste reporter chez Emedia Invest (Iradio –ITV/Sénégal) . Cela fait maintenant plus de plus de 15 ans que je me suis engagé dans la lutte contre la pratique de mutilation génitale féminine  et contre les violences basées sur le genre de façon générale au nom de la masculinité positive. […]

Born Perfect Caravan – Sierra Leone

My name is Alpha Kamara,a Sierra Leonean journalist and human rights activist. My colleague, Jonathan Omaru Junior, is a community radio station manager in Bonthe District, Sierra Leone. We both come from the two largest ethnic groups that are known for practicing FGM. We are also fathers to beautiful daughters whom we cherish dearly.The need […]

Born Perfect Caravan Full Press Release

BornPerfect Caravan

In light of the international coverage of the Born Perfect Caravan on the Guardian Newspaper, #FrontlineEndingFGM is releasing the full concept note of the Caravan.

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Zero Tolerance Day for FGM 2024

The 6th of February has been recognised as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation since 2012. The aim of this day is to amplify and direct the efforts on the elimination of this practice.

Meet the Born Perfect Caravan

This mobile campaign will travel from Mauritania in West Africa to Djibouti in the East over the next two years, working to persuade local communities across the continent to end this outrageous practice against girls and young women.

Launching ‘Tree of Life’ for FGM Survivors

UNFPA-UNICEF‘s theme for this year’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, is: ‘Investing in survivor-led movements‘.  #FrontlineEndingFGM is doing exactly that by launching an innovative trauma counselling programme, The Tree of Life (ToL). ToL is a survivor-led methodology for victims of FGM, building resilience and supporting social action for survivors. It uses the creative metaphor of a tree to build […]