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Tue, 07/22/2014

ICRW joined together with representatives from the UK and US Government, as well as NGOs around the world, to participate in the first ever Girl Summit, which brought together activists, experts and government representatives to mobilize efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage.

Fri, 07/18/2014

ICRW joins the world in mourning the tragic loss of 298 people killed on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17– more than 100 of whom dedicated their lives to combatting the HIV epidemic through research, advocacy and program implementation.

Thu, 07/17/2014

UK Prime Minister David Cameron and UNICEF will host the first Girl Summit, to mobilize domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM).  ICRW will participate in multiple events in the UK as well as Washington, DC.

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Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:31pm

A little-noticed, yet significant, event took place last month. Overshadowed by the equally-important state-of-the-nation address and the Finance minister’s reading of the national budget, Uganda’s new National Land Policy was finally launched, after a process that spanned 13 years.

Although the event received little fanfare and captured few headlines, it has the potential to impact millions of Ugandans for generations to come.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:26pm

Today the U.K. government and UNICEF jointly hosted the first Girl Summit to mobilize efforts to end child, early, and forced marriage as well as female genital mutilation. According to a 2013 report by UNICEF, 30 million girls are at risk of suffering genital mutilation  over the next decade.

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