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International Girls Day

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.