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March 10, 2018

Creating the spaces for children to participate in development process

 As Zambia commemorates Youth Day on 12th March 2018, particular attention must be paid to the concept of child participation. Child participation comes across as a cliché as civic actors...

January 24, 2018

Integrating GBV in WASH toolkit: Lessons from Yemen

"During 2015 - the first year of piloting the GBV in WASH [water, sanitation and hygiene] initiative - IR [Islamic Relief] developed methods, tools and context-specific approaches to prevent GBV [...

January 23, 2018

Integrating Protection: An Integrated Approach to Gender-Based Violence and Child Protection - Key Findings from Mali, Niger and Pakistan [2016-2017]

"Islamic Relief’s commitment to ending GBV is part of its wider gender justice framework that seeks to end harmful practices affecting women and girls." From Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), with the...

January 22, 2018

Shining a light on girl's education in South Sudan

Author: BBC Media Action South Sudan's Kenyi Betuel, editor of 'Our School', originally posted on January 15 2018 - Agol Deng Tong dreams of going to university and setting up her own business,...

December 26, 2017

No More 'Harmful Traditional Practices': Working Effectively With Faith Leaders

"[T]his study represents a novel and timely consideration of the role of faith in the perpetuation and/or discontinuation of HTPs [harmful traditional practices], with important lessons for policy...

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...

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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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