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A message for my daughter on Father's Day by Hardeep Singh Kohli

Hardeep Singh Kohli writes about the difference dads can make towards helping young girls globally fulfill their potential.  Read about why he is supporting ActionAid's SheCAN appeal this Father's Day.

Girls at the 'Women and Child Friendly Space' in Kashmore.

With the rights of women and girls at the very heart of what we do at ActionAid, we’re celebrating with our colleagues in ActionAid Pakistan today as the Sindh province declares child marriage illegal - the first province in Pakistan to pass such a law.The Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act 2013 has been passed unanimously by the Sindh Assembly. It is now against the law and seen as a violation of the rights of children to marry a girl under the age of 18.

ActionAid’s Happy Homes project provides safe overnight accommodation for girls who would normally be living on the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh

I first heard about the ActionAid Happy Homes project while stuck in a Dhaka city traffic jam. We were moving, very slowly, towards another project ActionAid is supporting in Bangladesh’s capital when my colleague Tazeen brought the topic up.