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Mobilizing Faith and Changing Social Norms for Women and Girls

Mobilizing Faith and Changing Social Norms for Women and Girls

Publish date

03/01/2018

Start Time

08:30 am

End Time

10:00 am

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This panel will explore how community-led development programs throughout West Africa are successfully engaging whole communities in improving well-being and human rights for women and girls. Specifically, these programs result in the abandonment of female genital cutting, domestic violence, and child marriage through a human rights approach strengthened by the full participation of religious and traditional leaders.

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