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Inquiry Status: Report and Government Response published
The Committee has published the Report into Violence Against Women and Girls and concluded that ending violence against women and girls is the litmus test for whether ‘development’ is working in poor countries such as Afghanistan. MPs on the Committee endorsed a policy framework put in place by UK government to make action to tackle the scourge of violence against women and girls a key priority for the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID) in all areas of its work.
MPs welcome £35 million Government funding for FGM but highlight need for action at home to ensure credibility abroad
International Development Committee publishes report on violence against women and girls
Publication of the Second Report from the Committee, Session 2013-14
International Development Committee holds evidence session with Baroness Warsi and Lynne Featherstone MP
Chair of International Development Committee welcomes Government’s pledge of £35 million
MPs examine how donors such as DFID can better assist women and girls suffering violence
Inquiry holds first evidence session
New Inquiry: Violence Against Women and Girls
Volume II: additional written evidence
Volume I: Report, together with formal
minutes, oral and written evidence
On a recent visit to Ethiopia, MPs from the International Development Committee at the House of Commons examined how overseas aid projects funded by the British government work with local communities to challenge attitude to early marriage.
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