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Day of the Girl

Making Day of the Girl Matter

Eliana Stanislawski | Posted 12.13.2014 | Women
Eliana Stanislawski

Celebrations are taking place all over the world, with groups of every size pitching in to help make a difference. It is inspiring how communities around the world have united behind the idea of a commemorative day dedicated to advancing girls' lives and opportunities. But it is not enough.

Enough Is Enough: Why #HeForShe Is Long Overdue -- and What Men Should Do About It

Daniel Gastfriend | Posted 12.08.2014 | Women
Daniel Gastfriend

Emma Watson is right that men need to join the fight for gender equality. But if HeForShe is to make waves, it needs to move beyond a Twitter trend to a concerted shift in social norms. So let's talk about what HeForShe should look like in practice.

10 Women We're Grateful For This Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women

Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to reflect on the things -- or people -- you're grateful for. This year, we'd like to mark Turkey Day by celebr...

What Is the International Day of the Girl Child?

Katy Ma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Katy Ma

There is a tremendous amount of work to be done to ensure that all girls receive the same opportunity at education and each is empowered to believe that she is part of the next generation of changemakers.

On Day of the Girl, Putting Girls First

Ann K. Blanc | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Ann K. Blanc

Adolescent girls in the developing world today face greater disadvantages and more limited opportunities than boys the same age.

International Day of the Girl: Doing Right by Girls Everywhere

Maria Eitel | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Maria Eitel

The question is how we really reach the 250 million adolescent girls living in poverty today. Our starting point has always been and will continue to be girls themselves. We all need to ask ourselves what we know and truly understand about adolescent girls, or indeed what we think we know.