DFID Youth for Change event
SBS Young Girls Ambassadors Initiative at the DFID Youth for Change 2014
As part of the Child and Early Forced Marriage [CEFM] and Female Genital Mutilation [FGM] Summit initiative Southall Black Sisters will be attending the Youth for Change event on 19th July.
The Girl Summit 2014 will build international support for inspiring local and national efforts to end CEFM and FGM in a generation.
The Girl Summit 2014 is taking place in London from 19th to 22nd July 2014.
Young Girls Ambassadors Initiative
This event is a platform for young BME women in the role of Ambassadors and leaders to raises issues effecting them and their constituents. Supported by Anita Bhardwaj as part of the SBS Schools project, the Ambassadors will discuss how forced marriage effects young girls and women in minority ethnic communities. Anita will also be running a workshop on “How do you develop an Ambassador programme in your school?”
SBS stall at the Youth for Change event and Girl Summit
Hannana Siddiqui and Meena Patel will be running a stall with SBS publications and will be at hand to talk about the organisations work on CEFM and other harmful practices.
Although the #YouthforChange event is invitation only, you can follow the event on the day through livestreams and follow @YouthforChange on Twitter for all the latest updates.
Here are 6 ways to get involved in the Girl Summit and help end female genital mutilation and child and forced marriage.
For more information go to “Girls Summit 2014 How you can get involved ”
Too Young To Wed
The London School of Economics are holding an exhibition “Too Young To Wed” from 21st July to 1st August.