Gender equality: The last big poverty challenge

We cannot begin to truly eradicate poverty until we've begun to combat gender inequality. However we can change this.

By petitioning governments globally, we can combat female genital mutilation (FGM), early forced marriage and other forms of gender discrimination to ensure the custodians of our future live, learn and thrive in safety and total equality.

Featuring comment from the Population and Sustainability Network, WaterAid, Girls Not Brides, Blue Ventures, the African Women Leaders Network, Hacey's Health Initiative and the Overseas Development Institute.