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How Boko Haram Loses

Chernor Bah | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact
Chernor Bah

Young people around the world are responding in a defiant manner: mobilizing for education in a way that has never before been seen and calling for world leaders to respond urgently to the global education crisis.

'She Could Be Your Daughter' #DayOfTheGirl

Jamira Burley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jamira Burley

The Day of the Girl is a way for everyone to do their part and demand more, so that no classroom door is ever closed on a girl, so that no girl is married off before her 15th birthday and so that every person has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Water: The Most Critical Asset in Your Production Strategy

Michael Zacka | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

It's the new oil, and both need to be in the business mix.

10 Nonprofit LinkedIn Accounts To Follow

Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

Some nonprofits have thousands, tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of LinkedIn Company Page followers, and yet have not customized thei...

Malala Yousafzai Makes First Public Appearance Since Attack

Anai Rhoads | Posted 07.12.2013 | World
Anai Rhoads

Education is imperative in developing countries, but even more so for women and young girls. Females are not as valued in many countries across the Middle East, where regions are dominated by radicals.

Jessica Prois

'World Is Failing Girls And Women' Amid Global Recession: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 01.23.2013 | Impact

UPDATED: Jan. 23, 2013: 6:50 p.m. EST Amid the global economic recession, talk abounds of austerity measures, food shortages and a shrinking middle...

Celebrating the International Day of the Girl

Freida Pinto | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Freida Pinto

Resources, leadership and long-term commitments are necessary to close persistent gender gaps and improve the rights and well-being of millions of girls around the world.

Opportunities to Support Marginalised Groups in Thailand Must Be Seized

Matt Crook | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Matt Crook

As we near the 2015 target for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, there is a great need to ensure the rights of women and girls are at the forefront of the minds of everyone, from government to civil society.

Haitian Women: Rea Dol vs. the Republic of NGOs

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Take a walk for ten years in Rea Dol's shoes and you might learn something about the imperialist attitude of NGOs in Haiti. "They would not help me before the quake. Why would I bother to ask them now?"

NGO Leaders Challenge G-20 Summit To Expand Scope

Huffington Post Contributors | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By: Irene Khan - Secretary General, Amnesty International Dr Gerd Leipold - Executive Director, Greenpeace International Jeremy Hobbs - Executive Dir...