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Marisol Grandon

Marisol Grandon, Head of Digital Team

I head up the digital team in DFID’s communication division in London. We look after the department’s social media presence and digital engagement, and create original content in the form of pictures, video, text and audio which show the impact of DFID’s work in developing countries. I’m a former journalist, having worked at the Telegraph and the First Post among others, and I’ve worked for the department since 2009.

End FGM – using Thunderclap to get the message across

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Zero Tolerance towards Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

BBC6 Music DJ and broadcaster Lauren Laverne joined thousands in DFID's successful social media "Thunderclap" earlier this month, culminating in a message of zero tolerance to female genital mutilation (FGM) message being sent out to millions of accounts. Around 1200 people …