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The Gimmick of 10/11. The Power of 10/11.

(0) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 10:43 AM

October 11th of each year has been crowned by the United Nations as the International Day of the Girl. Be forewarned -- it's a gimmick.

It is a ploy by the UN body to grab the world's attention and direct it towards the plight of girls. It's a huge gimmick....

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The Malala Effect

(3) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 4:04 PM

Occasionally, not often, but on occasion, I have been asked why I am working on behalf of girls in Africa when we have so many children in need in our own back yard. And I suspect my counterparts, who are based in other cities are sometimes asked this question too....

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Girls Education: Pivot Points and Ripples

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2013 | 6:02 PM

They had me at hello and I suppose they would have you too if you were fortunate to go there, to meet them.

The girls in Kitenga, Tanzania, like girls in rural villages throughout too many countries seem to have this collective trait of capacity and hope. Unfortunately, that capacity...

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