The Girl Generation – Options

Supporting grassroots initiatives to end FGM

2015 - 2020

The Girl Generation is a collective of over 700 organisations working together to end FGM in this generation. Focused in 10 high risk African countries, the collective provides a global platform for catalysing and amplifying the Africa-led movement to end FGM and promoting the use of social change communication to influence a change in the social norms that underpin FGM. HDF funds the small grants programme which supports dozens of grassroots community initiatives led by activists working to bring an end to FGM across 10 core countries.


The first US summit to end female genital mutilation

The momentum generated by summits like this is the lifeblood of change. At the heart of the movement to end FGM are the survivors who represent the most vulnerable and at risk – those without a platform to speak. Activists…

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Launch of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

The Global Partnership today also launched the new INSPIRE package of seven proven strategies to prevent violence against children, created with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the CDC, End Violence Against Children, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), The U.S….

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