We have learned a lot about the power of investing in women. Yet one truth rules them all: when you invest in women, you change everything.
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Let us join together to create zero tolerance for the buying and selling of children for sex because if even one girl is trapped in sexual slavery, it is one girl too many.
We need to send a clear message to prosecutors and judges that trafficking would not continue to flourish if we held the buyers more accountable.
Through coercion, abuse and imprisonment, as many as 300,000 children across America-particularly girls-are at risk of being trafficked for sex every ...
Until we lessen the staggering demand, the number of commercially sexually exploited girls will continue to rise. We are, however, beginning to take steps in the right direction.
When it comes to the gender gap, the United States is in a bad spot. Out of 134 countries, our democratic nation comes in 31st place.
As more and more women and girls are given opportunity and respect, there is real possibility for bringing balance back to our world.
If we truly want to solve not only this current crisis but also our long-term economic woes, we must jumpstart "the most powerful engine" of economic growth by investing in women.
Today's annual observance of World Poverty Day--marked by public gatherings around the globe and the signing by millions of a petition at the UN-affil...
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