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Girls' Summit 2017

Video: European Parliamentary Forum on Population & Development

The inaugural European Week of Action for Girls “Girls' Summit” took place on 11 October to mark the International Day of the Girl Child.

Held under the theme of girls’ empowerment, through personal testimony and collaborative discussion, the Summit demonstrated that “Girls can…” thrive, inspire, and succeed, and how policy-makers in Brussels and elsewhere can help them to achieve this.

The Summit brought together high-profile speakers, politicians, and – most importantly – girls from around the world to tell their stories and to tell us what they need to succeed!

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