Department for International Development honours girls affected by early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

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AWMWC in UK joins and supports DFID – Department for International Development’s call to end early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation. DFID produced the world’s first Insta-documentary, created from Instagram footage in honour of girls affected by child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM). The film calls for an end to these harmful practices ahead of the Girl Summit.

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Girl Summit 2014, hosted on 22 July by the UK government and UNICEF, will rally a global movement to end child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) for all girls within a generation.
Play your part in achieving rights for girls and women around the world. Your voices will be heard at the #GirlSummit.
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You can read here one of the published articles about early marriage in the Middle East by Director of AWMWC Iqbal Tamimi

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