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Violence against women and girls examined

15 June 2016

International Development Committee hears from the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) and the Department for International Development (DFID) on ICAI's learning review of DFID's efforts to eliminate violence against women and girls (VAWG). 


Wednesday 13 July 2016, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 9.25am

Independent Commission for Aid Impact

  • Dr Alison Evans, Chief Commissioner
  • Tina Fahm, Lead Commissioner
  • Peter Grant, Team Leader

At 10.00am

Department for International Development

  • Nick Dyer, Director General for Policy and Global Programmes
  • Gerard Howe, Head of the inclusive societies Department
  • Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser

Purpose of the Session

The Sub-Committee will hear from ICAI about how the review was undertaken and its findings, before questioning DFID on how it plans to scale up its work in this area to meet the important but daunting challenge of combating VAWG around the world.

Further information

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