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April 18, 2017

The Girl Child and Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Ranjani.K.Murthy, April 18 2017 - This blog examines what the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), targets and indicators have to offer to further welfare and rights of girl child, and where...

April 18, 2017

'Whenever I saw children in school I used to cry...now I'm in school, I'm happy.'

Author: BBC Media Action's Kenyi Betuel, originally posted on March 6 2017 - Stella wanted to go to school but her father thought it would ‘spoil’ her chances of marriage. Kenyi Betuel – editor of a...

November 30, 2016

Our Girls, Our Future

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Catherine Juma, November 22 2016 - Girls in South Sudan are less likely than boys to start school and more likely to drop out. Our radio producer...

November 23, 2016

Does access to vocational training economically empowerment women?

Author: Ranjani K Murthy, November 23 2016 - Economic empowerment of women can be seen as a process of strengthening control of individual women over their labour, resources, information technology,...

October 11, 2016

Traditional Leaders: Leading from the front in protecting Children

Author: Lilian Kiefer, October 19 2016 - Nelson Mandela once said if we fail to take care of our children, then we cannot claim to be a nation at all. He said children are a nation’s greatest...

May 25, 2016

Need to address the trauma from sexual abuse critical

Author: PSAf Executive Director Lilian Kiefer, May 25 2016 - In many parts of our society, children in general and particularly girls are exposed to numerous vices that limit their opportunity to...

May 5, 2016

A life-changing TV show

Author: BBC Media Action's Bidhya Chapagain, May 5 2016 - I had first met Ujeli on a chilly morning outside a temporary shelter on top of a hill in Selang, Sindhupalchowk, just northeast of Nepal’s...

April 27, 2016

"Gifts and lifts": one reason girls drop out of school in South Sudan

Author: Manyang David Mayar, April 26 2016 - In South Sudan, it’s not uncommon for older men to offer girls and young women gifts of transport, mobile phones and cash with the expectation of them...

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January 27, 2017

Please provide me information regarding how to mobilize a rural community in Rajasthan, India and sensitize them towards social issues.

January 27, 2017

The discussion on whether and how the SDGs can accelerate progress towards gender equality has to be located in the context that gender inequality...

January 15, 2017

As the struggle continues to effectively address both the transmission of HIV and the social, political and economic ramifications of...

November 30, 2016

I have been somewhat dismayed in the past few years that (ED: HIV/AIDS related agencies highlighted) have in my view pretty much abandoned...

November 30, 2016

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Catherine Juma, November 22 2016 - Girls in South Sudan are less likely than boys to...

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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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