Skip To Content
    This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!

    10 Reasons To Watch The World’s First Ever Insta-Documentary: #FreedomIs

    Created from Instagram footage in honour of girls affected by child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM), #FreedomIs is being screened for world leaders at Girl Summit 2014.

    1. Right now, globally there are 250 million girls living in poverty – female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage stop them reaching their full potential

    Stephanie Sinclair / Via

    2. Because one girl subjected to FGM or forced to marry is one too many

    Jessica Lea/DFID / Via Facebook: girlsummit

    3. And at least 30 million girls are at risk of forced marriage and FGM over the next decade

    Sheena Ariyapala/DFID / Via

    4. Nearly 140,000 girls and women in England and Wales have been affected by FGM – that’s girls living right around the corner from you

    Getty Images / Via

    5. If we don’t stand up for them, 37,000 girls will be married every day between now and 2020 in developing countries

    6. That’s 142 million child brides ‘celebrating’ a wedding night….

    Stephanie Sinclair / Via

    7. Over 124,000 people have already watched the world's first Insta-documentary and pledged their support to end these two harmful practices

    8. And Bishop Desmond Tutu and Malala Yousafzai are two of them

    UNICEF/2013/Susan Markisz / Via Flickr: globaleducationfirst

    9. Because world leaders are meeting now to discuss these issues and create a future free from FGM and child, early and forced marriage

    Russell Watkins/Department for International Development / Via Flickr: dfid

    10. And duh... it's the world's first!

    View this video on YouTube