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.
What do "husband schools" have to do with saving women's lives? That is my favorite quote from the Women Deliver 2013 Conference in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, the largest global health event of the decade.
Launched in 2010, the G(irls)20 Summit highlights ways in which girls and women, powered by ideas and courage and are not held back by borders, can play a leading role in global economic development and progress.
On a learning trip to Ethiopia, where 49 percent of girls are married before they are 18, I came face to face with one of the biggest challenges that holds back the world's female population and keeps countries mired in poverty: child marriage.
Following Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's six-game suspension over sexual assault allegations, women's rights advocates have questioned Nike's continued support of Roethlisberger.
For the first time in its five-year history, CGI included a cross-cutting focus called "Investing in Girls and Women." Now this isn't a total win. That said, this is an enormous step in the right direction.