Keep her safe: Protecting girls and women in emergencies

On the 13 November, the Department for International Development will bring together donors, the UN and international NGOs to make commitments to ensure action is taken to stop violence and the threat of violence to girls and women during a crisis, and meet the needs of survivors of violence.

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  1. Great news! KeepHerSafe ended with a range of countries and humanitarian agencies committing to protecting girls and women in emergencies. Recognising the need for action rather than promises, the US announced that they will host a follow up event in 2014.

  2. British Ambassador to the United States Sir Peter Westmacott supports the event in a blog to the Huffington Post

  3. David Miliband speaks to BBC News and BBC Newsnight on the issues surrounding the event

  4. Check out the photos from our event:
  5. Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening gives the keynote address
    Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening gives the keynote address
  6. Live coverage from the event below, read the key updates and inputs from speakers:

  7. Numerous countries and organisations pledged to protect girls and women in emergencies:
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