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Don't forget the grassroots - Insights from a young leader who thought she knew it all

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Zipporah Dione (pictured far right) is a PhD student in law and works for ROAJELF-Senegal (West African Young Women Leaders Network). She has been part of the movement to end FGM since 2014. In July 2017, she accompanied The Girl Generation and The Face of Defiance team to photograph FGM...

Le Visage de la Résistance se tient au Sénégal

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L’exposition Le Visage de la Résistance se tient au Dakar, Sénégal, pour marquer les 16 Jours d’Activisme contre les Violences faites aux Femmes

Génération Fille vous invite à découvrir Le Visage de la Résistance au Sénégal – la première exposition de portraits en lien avec l’excision en...

My dream for the African girl child

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End FGM Ambassador and current Miss World Africa Evelyn Njambi shares her experience celebrating the Day of the African Child with school children in Kenya.

It was a warm, bright morning in the Rift Valley plains of Suswa, Narok County. The cheerful spirits of the school children filled the air...

The Face of Defiance exhibits in Senegal

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The Face of Defiance exhibits in Dakar, Senegal to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

The Girl Generation invites you to The Face of Defiance Senegal - the first African exhibition of the inspirational end FGM portrait collection.

Created by activist Leyla...

Community leaders denounce FGM in The Gambia

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Young mothers becoming activists to protect their daughters, cutters giving up their trade, and community leaders denouncing FGM – these are just some of the positive stories of change we hear from our End FGM grantees.

This week, we share some of these stories with you in a series of...

International Youth Day 2017 - Young People Building Peace

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Every year on the 12 th of August, the world comes together to celebrate International Youth Day. This year, the theme is ‘Youth Building Peace’.

As a resident of Northern Kenya and in particular Marsabit County, which on several occasions has been in the mainstream media for all the...

How communication training can accelerate ending FGM in Kenya

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Our ambassador talks about how social change communication training can help end FGM in affected communities.

Initiatives for Progressive Change (IfPC) launched a youth network to end Female Genital Mutilation in Marsabit County, northern Kenya on International Youth Day 2016. Since...

Les Visages de la Résistance : l’exposition photographique qui rend hommage aux survivantes de l'excision au Sénégal

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Notre Ambassadrice Globale Leyla Hussein et le photographe Jason Ashwood sont ravis de s’associer avec Génération Fille pour porter le projet Les Visages de la Résistance à l’international. Cette exposition de portraits, qui met à l’honneur des survivantes de Mutilations Génitales Féminines (MGF...

Face of Defiance: the photography exhibition celebrating FGM survivors launches in Senegal

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Our Global Ambassador Leyla Hussein and photographer Jason Ashwood are ecstatic to be partnering with The Girl Generation on expanding the Face Of Defiance project globally. This portrait exhibition featuring Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) survivors and campaigners seeks to broaden public...

Working to End FGM in Burkina Faso

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Landlocked Burkina Faso is home to one of the highest national poverty rates per capita in the world. In 2015, Burkina Faso was ranked 183 out of 187 countries on the Human Development Index.

This extreme poverty has somewhat acted as a catalyst for the development of strong gender...

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