International Day of the Girl Child on 11th October saw The Girl Generation continue the campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The ‘I Will End FGM’ campaign gained new champions and reached out to politicians to publicise the programme’s aim of eradicating FGM within one generation.
Family Planning is central to achieving gender equality. Access to family planning commodities means having the choice to decide if, and when, to have children. When women and girls can access family planning, they can be empowered to meet their full potential.