Nadifo Abdi A.K.A Brownkey, is a female activist in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camps. Youth For Change Tanzania's Petrider spoke to Nadifo, who highlighted for me the scale of the injustice done to girls in the camps...
This morning, Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening announced increased funding to tackling FGM in schools.
Speaking as a youth activist, Petrider explains why we must work towards zero FGM, and what young people can do to help.
Neema gives a personal account of the beginnings of FGM in Maasai pastoralist communities.
Schools are key places where young people can be protected - that's why we need a national approach, and training for all school staff and students
Ending FGM is a global challenge. Lorna takes a look at how cooperation between the global North and South is paying off.
On Zero Tolerance for FGM Day, Ryla offers a fantastic review of 3 books which will help you understand the deeper complexities, and the profound personal stories behind FGM.
The passion, dedication and commitment to creating social change demonstrated by young individuals and youth organisations reminds us how much we can achieve when given the right opportunity.
If all 1.8 billion young people around the world had the power to hold their governments to account and have their voices heard, what would change? What would the world look like?
Part of the reason Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) remains so entrenched is that it's seen as an essential transition from a girl's childhood to adulthood. There are increasing attempts to replace FGM with alternative rights of passage' (ARP). Victor examines some of these efforts in Kenya...