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International Girls Day

Trump Is Right: We "Let" Them

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 10.12.2016 | Women
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

A few of the stories tweeted in response to Kelly Oxford's invitation describe fighting back in some way. But in the case of what happened to me at age 5 and 18, and what happened to millions of other girls and women, Trump is right. We simply "let them."

Girl Talk

Jessica Federer | Posted 10.09.2016 | Impact
Jessica Federer

Get ready for some serious girl talk, because this month, you won't be able to avoid it. The documentary about heroic young Malala comes out this weekend, Tuesday is international girls day, and October is breast cancer awareness month.

Empowering Girls, Enriching Developing Nations

Joelle Wyser-Pratte | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Joelle Wyser-Pratte

What often goes overlooked is the financial opportunity that many countries sacrifice by not encouraging girls to receive an education and doing everything in their power to help girls go to school.

October 11 Is International Girls Day: A Day to Celebrate Girls and Education

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 12.08.2012 | Impact
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

"The Taliban kept religious laws prohibiting women from going to school, working, listening to TV and pop music... I always find hope in everything I do in life but I did not find hope in Afghanistan," said Fane.