Impactful Media Reporting on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States: A Conversation


April 17, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Join Equality Now and Sahiyo U.S. on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 3:00 PM EST, for a discussion that will explore the intricacies of reporting on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). This invitation extends to all media professionals — reporters, journalists, editors, and communication and content creators — who are looking to deepen their understanding and refine their approach to covering FGM/C. This event is particularly timely, given the current landscape where misinformation about FGM/C often leads to narratives that are uninformed, conflated, or misrepresented

Attendees will gain insights on:

  • The prevalence and complexity of FGM/C within diverse cultural contexts in the U.S.
  • The importance of engaging with survivors or those at risk with informed sensitivity.
  • Strategies for using media platforms to raise awareness and educate the public on FGM/C.
  • Analytical tools for covering related news, such as legal developments and community advocacy efforts effectively.

To read more about this event, click here.