10 to 14 years

The 10 to 14 years age group required by UNICEF Adolescent Health

Alison Saunders CB - Director of Public Prosecutions for England and Wales - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"I am deeply committed to making sure that we prosecute not just FGM but also offenses of forced marriage." Alison Saunders
 
Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Can Better Legislation and Successful Prosecutions Help End FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage?"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website, accessed on August 19 2015.

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Her Excellency Camara Sanaba Kaba - Minister for Social Action and Promotion of Women and Children, Government of Guinea, - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Can Better Legislation and Successful Prosecutions Help End FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage?"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website, accessed on August 18 2015. Image credit: Stephanie Sinclair

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Dr. Amal Mahmoud Abdalla - Secretary General of National Council for Child Welfare, Government of Sudan - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"FGM/C in Sudan is rooted in social norms, a self-enforcing social foundation, as a religious duty for some families and communities." Dr. Amal Mahmoud Abdalla

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website and the UNICEF website, both accessed on August 18 2015. Image credit: © UNICEF Sudan/2014/Simonsen

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Kate Wedgwood - Country Director, Girl Hub Rwanda - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"We've taken the positive aspects of Rwanda culture and reframed them to address the girls' needs and unique challenges." Kate Wedgwood

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website and the Girl Hub website, both accessed on August 18 2015.

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Her Excellency Hooria Mashhour - Minister of Human Rights, Government of Yemen - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Can Better Legislation and Successful Prosecutions Help End FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage?"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website and the Mint Press News website, both accessed on August 18 2015. Image credit: Stephanie Sinclair

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Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, A Woman, Can Achieve Anything is a multi-media initiative which aims to enhance knowledge and change perceptions and attitudes on women’s empowerment, family planning and the social determinants of reproductive and sexual health. The core of the initiative is a 52 episodes TV soap opera which weaves in these issues [child marriage, age at first pregnancy, sex selection, and quality of reproductive health care] into an entertainment education format." Poonam Muttreja

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website and the Society for Rural Urban & Tribal Initiative (SRUTI) website, both accessed on August 18 2015, and email from Poonam Muttreja to The Communication Initiative on August 25 2015. Image credit: PFI

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Efua Dorkenoo - Programme Director, End FGM/C Social Change Campaign - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"Community is the foundation on which Africa builds its society and shapes its culture." Efua Dorkenoo

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website and the DFID bloggers website, both accessed on August 13 2015. Image credit: FORWARD

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Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse - Co-founder, Whizz Kids - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"The parents and the community gather around and watch this film.... They see the transformation and they are really amazed." Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website and the UNICEF website, "Japan, 9 November 2010: Ethiopian short film wins UNICEF Prize at international contest", both accessed on August 13 2015.

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Daniela Colombo - President, Italian Association for Women in Development (AIDOS) - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"AIDOS has always looked at FGM/C as a social norm based on gender relations." Daniela Colombo

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website and the IRIN News website, March 1 2005, both accessed on August 13 2015. Image credit: WHO

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Hekate Papadaki - Grants and Development Manager, Rosa Fund - DFID Girl Summit 2014

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"We are working with the diaspora community in the UK. We heard... on Monday that we have 137,000 women living with FGM in the UK and approximately 60,000 girls born to those women." Hekate Papadaki

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Reaching Millions, Not Hundreds: Experiences in Scaling Up Community Social Change"

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DFID Girl Summit Outcomes website, accessed on August 13 2015. Image credit: Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

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