“We can and must end FGM in a generation.
Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her activism for girls' right to an education.
Last month, Emma Watson delivered a powerful speech on feminism to the UN aimed at galvanising men and boys to be advocates for ending gender inequality.
In July, London hosted the Girl Summit, the world's first global conference aimed at mobilising efforts to end FGM and Child Marriage.
It seems empowering girls has finally earned a spot on the world stage. We've reached a critical window of opportunity, and we must act now while the momentum is high.”