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The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty.

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  1. Article: Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    From UK Department for International Development|July 18, 2018

    “I was really young on my wedding day. And I didn’t know we’d have sex that night." Read more

  2. Article: Meet the warriors fighting FGM in Kenya

    Meet the warriors fighting FGM in Kenya

    From UK Department for International Development|April 11, 2018

    Young men taking a stand to end the harmful practice once and for all. Read more

  3. Article: World’s First Injectable Contraceptives Are Transforming Lives in Uganda

    World’s First Injectable Contraceptives Are Transforming Lives in Uganda

    From UK Department for International Development|July 11, 2017

    Women now have a choice, with a little help from UK aid. Read more

  4. Article: Bangladesh garment worker education Dfid

    Meet Sharna, an 18-year-old from Bangladesh fashioning her own future

    From UK Department for International Development|July 6, 2016

    How education helped this budding business woman realise her dream. Read more

  5. Article: FGM – hear from a UNICEF expert

    FGM – hear from a UNICEF expert

    From UK Department for International Development|Nov. 14, 2013

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  6. Video: Tackling violence against girls and women in South Africa

    Tackling violence against girls and women in South Africa

    From UK Department for International Development|Nov. 14, 2013

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  7. Article: Ethiopia: Building a nation

    Ethiopia: Building a nation

    From UK Department for International Development|Nov. 14, 2013

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  8. Article: Building safer, stronger schools in Nepal

    Building safer, stronger schools in Nepal

    From UK Department for International Development|Nov. 14, 2013

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  9. Article: Helping women open up for business in Pakistan

    Helping women open up for business in Pakistan

    From UK Department for International Development|Nov. 14, 2013

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