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August 26, 2015

Sheepa Hafiza - Director of Gender, Justice, Diversity and Migration, BRAC - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"Sexual harassment in public places is found to be one of the major causes of girls’ dropping out of school; this causes an increase in child and early forced marriage." Sheepa Hafiza Panel...

August 26, 2015

Sheepa Hafiza - Director of Gender, Justice, Diversity and Migration, BRAC - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"Sexual harassment in public places is found to be one of the major causes of girls’ dropping out of school; this causes an increase in child and early forced marriage." Sheepa Hafiza Panel...

August 26, 2015

Furaha Pascal Karimiko - Moving The Goalposts (MTG) Coach, Woman Win, Kenya - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"I learned about my rights... my right to play and to choose what I wanted to become." Furaha Pascal Karimiko Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to Healthy Adulthood and...

August 26, 2015

Furaha Pascal Karimiko - Moving The Goalposts (MTG) Coach, Woman Win, Kenya - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"I learned about my rights... my right to play and to choose what I wanted to become." Furaha Pascal Karimiko Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to Healthy Adulthood and...

August 26, 2015

Furaha Pascal Karimiko - Moving The Goalposts (MTG) Coach, Woman Win, Kenya - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"I learned about my rights... my right to play and to choose what I wanted to become." Furaha Pascal Karimiko Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to Healthy Adulthood and...

August 26, 2015

Karen Austrian - Population Council - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Programme is for the most vulnerable girls ages 10-19 in Zambia….Evidence shows that economic aspects of girls’ lives can act as key barriers in translating health...

August 26, 2015

Karen Austrian - Population Council - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Programme is for the most vulnerable girls ages 10-19 in Zambia….Evidence shows that economic aspects of girls’ lives can act as key barriers in translating health...

August 26, 2015

Iwalola Akin-Jimoh - Executive Director, Ovie Brume Foundation, Vital Voices Fellowship Program, Nigeria - DFID Girl Summit 2014

"What we did was primarily to build the life skills of young people... and we also used sports... to build their self-confidence and self-esteem... We give them capacities in such a way that they can...

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August 21, 2015

"[The DFID Girls' Education Challenge] is about resources... it's about partnering... but it is also about levering more than just the individual...

August 20, 2015

"It is not a coincidence that Malawi, which is one of the countries with one of the highest exclusion rates for girls, also has one of the highest...

August 20, 2015

"The [Apni Beti Apna Dhan Conditional Cash Transfer programme] was initiated...in 1994 to motivate families to value their daughters differently...

August 20, 2015

"The [Kanyashree Prakalpa] scheme is absolutely scalable because it is operated through the schools - schools are the basic unit, and...

August 19, 2015

"Along with challenging the non-implementation of the law [prohibiting child marriage], we decided to approach the court on various aspects that...

August 19, 2015

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

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Girl Summit 2014

The Girl Summit 2014 created significant strategic, programming and research knowledge in support of enhanced action to progress effective action on girls rights with an emphasis on female genital mutilation/cutting and child, early and forced marriage. DFID, the key organiser of the Summit is supporting this space to share that knowledge. You can also access the Charter; Commitments; and some key Data.

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