The Girl Summit- A Pivotal Moment

Ending FGM in this generation is a must

The Girl Summit- A Pivotal Moment

On July 22, activists, community leaders, civil society organizations (CSOs), governments, and international organizations all converge on London for Girl Summit2014. To discuss how to end two of the most pressing human rights violations of our time: child, early, and forced marriageĀ (CEFM) and female genital mutilation (FGM).

After months of planning, endless discussions, workshops and meetings with DFID Senior Managers like Jane Miller and Jane Hobson. The day finally came for the world to say no to FGM and child marriage.

Opening the Girl Summitat the Walworth Academy with my speech, I knew then as a FGM survivor and campaigner, we have reached a pivotal moment. A milestone that will transform the lives of girls around the world expose to the dangers of female genital mutilation and child early force marriage.

Hearing my fellow speaker, Farwa, a memberā€¦

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