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The document focuses on ending female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage, and practices that encourage male-child preference. It provides concrete steps that countries and communities can take to end such harmful practices. From legal safeguards to national action plans, multiple stakeholders such as local and religious leaders have to be brought together to create safeguards for women. Moreover, programs focused on changing norms need to be created by widening their purview. The report has utilized mix-media to increase usability. It also provides country-based indicators that affect gender inequality such as maternal and newborn health, family planning, education, fertility, life expectancy, harmful practices, and sex ratio. It can be a useful reference during program design and implementation.
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