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  • By FORWARD Youth Advocate Habon Duale, 17 Three years ago, my mother told me about Female Genital Mutilation.  I don’t remember what I said but I remember, quite vividly, how I felt. When you know that there are girls as young as five being subjected to this practice it is incredibly difficult to ignore. I […]

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  • Address from FORWARD Executive Director, Naana Otoo-Oyortey, on the International Day of the Girl 2014 On the International Day of the Girl I would like to reflect on the gap that exists in girls’ education in Africa, primarily, on girls who have been left behind.  Many girls can never become the Einsteins that we’ve been […]

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  • In June 2013 Tanzania held the East Africa Regional Conference on Child Marriage attended by FORWARD, FORWARD’s Tanzania Partners Children’s Dignity Forum (CDF) and FORWARD’s ambassador, author Gavin Weston, as well as many other key players in East Africa. In this last interview of our African Voices on Child Marriage series, Gavin records the public interview that took […]

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  • Gavin Weston, FORWARD Ambassador and author of Harmattan, visited Tanzania in June 2013 where he attended the East Africa Regional Child Marriage Conference. At the conference Gavin met key people and organisations campaigning against child marriage and his interviews form of the ‘African Voices on Child Marriage’ Series. This is the second in a three […]

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