U.K. Development Secretary Announces $7.48M Funding Package To Address FGM, Child Marriage, Violence Against Women In 17 Countries

The Guardian: Extra £6m in development funding to fight abuse of women and girls
“Britain is to step up efforts to combat abuse of women and girls around the world, International Development Secretary Priti Patel said this weekend. Patel says she wants the U.K. to be a global leader on the issue and is announcing a £6m [$7.48 million] package of aid to go towards supporting innovative grassroots programs in 17 countries, dealing with female genital mutilation, child marriage, and domestic violence…” (McVeigh, 11/26).

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