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Global Girls Education

Let's Work Together to Get Every Child in School by the End of 2015

Gordon Brown | Posted 08.24.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

While the world promised that by the end of next year every single child would be at school, the total figure for children who are being deprived not just of an education but of the oxygen of opportunity was 57 million last year.

This Campaign Works Toward #SafeSchools for All Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

With an initial $10 million from the Nigerian government and another $10 million from the Nigerian business community, we are launching a Safe Schools Initiative. It is designed to secure worldwide support for a basic right - that children should be able to go to school without fear.

The Pakistani Woman On A Mission To Educate The Country's Children

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 03.06.2014 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Humaira Bachal knows firsthand how lack of education hurts her community. She had a cousin that died because his mother cou...

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

Anne Robinson Wadsworth | Posted 12.11.2013 | Impact
Anne Robinson Wadsworth

What is International Day of the Girl? A gimmick for all the best reasons. Unlike the day 30 days before it, it is a day of hope and possibility. It is a day which calls on all of us to be our best, to be proactive, to be generous.

Girls Education: Pivot Points and Ripples

Anne Robinson Wadsworth | Posted 07.18.2013 | Impact
Anne Robinson Wadsworth

When a young woman's needs of health and security are met, and she is equipped with the skills and insights to transcend circumstances, she gains the opportunity to realize her fullest potential.

10 Degrees of Separation

Augusta Thomson | Posted 06.23.2013 | Impact
Augusta Thomson

In the early winter of 2012, a twist of fate led me to 10x10 where I have since been tight-roping the synergistic line between media and activism. This is our Call to Action. Share the film and increase visibility.

Ode to Girls: Girl Rising

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.09.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The documentary Girl Rising -- the title evokes uprising -- mixes urgency with great storytelling appeal. The latest moment of the feminist revolution is not about debating issues of women's equality in the workplace. It is about changing the world one girl at a time through education.

Giving Girls a Voice

Emily Leys | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Emily Leys

Today, 25,000 girls got married. All of them were under 18 and most had no say in when or who they would marry. The overwhelming majority will drop out of school if they haven't already. This is not acceptable.

Education: A Possible Dream

Irina Bokova | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Irina Bokova

Universal Primary Education is set as a United Nations Millennium Development Goal, to be achieved by 2015. A great deal of progress has certainly been made, but at 18 months from the target date, we are not on track to meet these goals.