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The Web Series You Need To Watch

Posted 11.08.2013 | Women

While you're waiting for "Girls" to come back in January, there's a new show you can entertain yourself with. "Pursuit Of Sexiness," a new web ser...

It's Ok to Say No!

Lauren Galley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Lauren Galley

Being a teenager in today's media driven society can magnify pressures that are not necessarily new to my generation but have made their way to the top of the list for tweens and teens of the Millennial generation.

The Not-So-Humble Backpack: Equipping Girls for Greatness

Victoria Dunning | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Victoria Dunning

At the Global Fund for Children, we believe that the metaphor of the backpack -- a symbol of learning, mobility and independence -- and its contents could help girls control, and indeed transform, their own destinies.

WATCH: Got Tall Girl Problems?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.01.2013 | Women

Did you have a growth spurt in middle school that no one ever caught up to? Are you about a foot taller than all of your friends? Do you have issues f...

Stopping the Foster Care to Child Trafficking Pipeline

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Malika Saada Saar

The crisis of child trafficking and exploitation in the U.S. is finally capturing our attention. But a critical part of the story has not been told. Most of the children who are being bought and sold for sex in our nation are foster care children.

How Realistic Are TV Characters' New York Apartments?

PureWow | Posted 12.25.2013 | TV
PureWow

What do Mad Men, Girls and The Mindy Project have in common? Well, aside from taking up two thirds of our DVR, they all feature New York apartments we're seriously coveting.

Why You Should Join This International Campaign

Donna McKay | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Donna McKay

Over the past two weeks, I had the privilege of spending additional time in New York with Dr. Mukwege, who is not only my personal hero, but also a dear friend, colleague, and partner of Physicians for Human Rights.

Why Is Masturbation Taboo On TV?

Posted 10.23.2013 | TV

Sex and violence are becoming more and more common on television, but it seems networks draw the line at self-pleasure. The pilot of "Reign," a new...

Malala's Power

Chernor Bah | Posted 12.23.2013 | Impact
Chernor Bah

Thirteen years after world leaders committed to providing access to education to all primary-school-aged children by 2015, there are more than 57 million boys and girls out of school. Immediate action is needed, or there could be irreparable consequences.

The School Girl Who Took on the Taliban

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

By the grace of God, Malala survived, where many others have not. And she has emerged even more powerful, with a commitment to help girls worldwide to receive an education through MalalaFund.org.

Andie MacDowell Found 'Girls' 'Immature'

Posted 10.21.2013 | TV

Actress Andie MacDowell will always have our hearts after starring in classic '90s movies like "Groundhog Day" and "Four Weddings And A Funeral." Like...

Tracking, Connecting and Coaching To Keep Kids in College

Intel Foundation | Posted 12.18.2013 | Technology
Intel Foundation

When Alex Bernadotte first landed at Dartmouth, it was the moment she had been preparing for her entire scholastic life. The first in her family to go to college, she wanted set a new path for generations to come. But to her great surprise, her grades faltered, she felt uncomfortable socially and had no clue how to tap the resources that Dartmouth had to offer. She nearly dropped out.

When 'Girls' Is Coming Back

Posted 10.16.2013 | TV

HBO announced the premiere date for "Girls" Season 3 on Thursday, along with the debuts of its new comedy "Looking" and crime drama "True Detective." ...

Girls Like Me Get It: Equality Can Happen

Ritu Sharma | Posted 12.14.2013 | Impact
Ritu Sharma

Too many girls are stifled by hunger, poverty, violence, a lack of education, and inequality. This year, Women Thrive Worldwide is putting a stake in the ground and saying enough is enough.

Paying It Forward: Giving Girls a Chance

Angela Diaz | Posted 12.14.2013 | Impact
Angela Diaz

When we educate girls on their health, they feel empowered to take responsibility for their choices, to hold their wellbeing in high regard, to stay in school and to become productive adults, and to involve their parents and caregivers in meaningful dialogue.

Educate All Girls, Especially in Our Own Cities

Ann Tisch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ann Tisch

Our girls stand as examples of what can be achieved when programs exist to get girls into the right academic environment.

Malala: A Relentless Fighter for Girls' Education

Ravi Kumar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

Malala is that voice that shakes our moral conscience and asks us to do what we should have already done: ensure no other girls face threats in an attempt to get education like Malala did. Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, let's remember Malala's vision and make it a reality.

Teen Science Whiz Grows Algae Under Her Bed, Wins $100,000

Intel Foundation | Posted 12.11.2013 | Science
Intel Foundation

Sara's work has garnered remarkable results, a eureka of sorts, which, according to Professor Anastasios Melis of UC Berkeley, is quite unique. She has been very clever, becoming an important figure in the algae as biofuel community. She managed to manipulate the cells in the algae in such a way that they yielded an amazing amount of oil. When Sara saw the results, she was sure something was wrong but there wasn't.

Put Young Girls At The­ Center Of Development

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

It's time to make a radical shift, to start seeing girls not as vulnerable or as a liability, but as potential leaders. It's time to see girls for who they are: the driving force of their generation, one poised to bring real social change.

Stand Up for Girls Today: We Are Each Other's Strength

Pam Allyn | Posted 12.11.2013 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Today is the International Day of the Girl. I want you to stand up at noon for every girl's right to tell her story. It sounds like a simple thing -- to stand up at noon. The action itself may be simple, but the statement and the intention behind the action is profound.

The Right to Be a Girl: Moving From Rhetoric to Reality

Purnima Mane | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Purnima Mane

The rallying cry for girls' education, ending early marriage and pregnancies, and preventing gender-based violence is resonating with a more global and diverse audience than ever before.

Lighting a Candle Against the Dark

Roberta Gately | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Roberta Gately

We can save the future if we stand together for the Malalas around the world. If we join their struggle, we lift not just them, but ourselves as well, into the light.

Want To Change The World? Give Girls A Chance

John Kluge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
John Kluge

As we mark the second International Day of the Girl on October 11, I'm calling for a similar recognition of the power and potential of girls, enlisting them in our mission to bring safe, sustainable sanitation to the billions who live without it.

Getting Girls in the Game Benefits Us All

Kim Turner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kim Turner

This International Day of the Girl, we must urge communities, governments and families here and around the globe to recognize that gender equality in sports is not only a gateway for girls to excel in youth, it is a key to personal, national and international prosperity.

Where My Zero Tolerance Princess Policy Broke Down

Lyz Lenz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lyz Lenz

I have a princess -- a little magical ballerina-butterfly-tutu-fairy-princess. It's not what I chose, it's what she chose. And when faced with this responsibility, I believe it's not my job to teach princess abstinence; rather it's my job to teach my daughter how to use princesses wisely.