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.
It is good for girls to have a better education because they all deserve it. They also have to go to school so that they can have a better future to help their country. Education is the key to success.
I started volunteering in Ulingan last November through a non-government organization based in the US called "Project PEARLS." This organization aims to help underprivileged children in the Philippines.
Support the Stand Up for Girls Rally to help each mother and daughter, however disadvantaged, speak of her own searing history -- her elders, her children, her men, her world. The rest of woman -- and mankind requires this.