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Causes

I Think I Am Going To Wear Red Today

I Think I Am Going To Wear Red Today

By Maya Shine for PhotoBook Let’s say it’s a Tuesday morning. You wake up, head to the bathroom and discover you have just gotten your monthly visitor, your period. It […]

Working Women

Glamour Magazine’s “Get Schooled” Video Series Highlights The Power Of Educating Girls

Glamour Magazine’s “Get Schooled” Video Series Highlights The Power Of Educating Girls

We spend a considerable amount of space on our platform talking about why education in important. Every person in the world deserves to have access to education, but there are […]

Working Women

Michelle Obama Writes Op-Ed On How Educated Girls Become Empowered Women

Michelle Obama Writes Op-Ed On How Educated Girls Become Empowered Women

It should be a no-brainer by now that education is a key empowerment tool, especially in the developing world. With the United Nations’ recently announced Sustainable Development Goals which seek […]

Contributors

From Child Abuse To CEO: African Woman Conquers Her Past To Help Other Girls Have A Future

From Child Abuse To CEO: African Woman Conquers Her Past To Help Other Girls Have A Future

By Joelle Wyser-Pratte Recently I read a story about Consoler Eliya, founder and CEO of the New Hope for Girls Organization (NHGO), which operates out of Tanzania. Consoler Eliya had […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

If you aren’t already familiar with the organization She’s The First, you’re about to be. They are a non-profit which advocates for the education of girls in developing countries by […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

15 Y/O Schools The UN On The Plight Of Guatemalan Girls’ Education & Health

15 Y/O Schools The UN On The Plight Of Guatemalan Girls’ Education & Health

Meet 15 year old Guatemalan teen Emelin Cabrera. She may not look like some super famous celebrity, but this young woman is changing the world around her. She comes from […]

Causes, Fashion & Beauty

Makeup Artist Bobbi Brown Partners With Girl Rising For ‘Pretty Powerful’ Campaign

Makeup Artist Bobbi Brown Partners With Girl Rising For ‘Pretty Powerful’ Campaign

In early 2013, Bobbi Brown and cosmetics company launched a campaign called ‘Pretty Powerful’ which was aimed at celebrating women’s empowerment and teaming up with various non-profit organizations to elevate […]

Interviews

The Girl Who Escaped Boko Haram And Lived To Tell Her Story

The Girl Who Escaped Boko Haram And Lived To Tell Her Story

In April 2014 the news of nearly 300 schoolgirls being kidnapped from Chibok elementary school in Nigeria shocked the world. The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram were found to be […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Why You Need To Read Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech In Full

Why You Need To Read Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech In Full

Never in history have we seen a person, let alone a teen girl, advocate the plight of girls education so passionately. Sure there have been campaigns and campaigners, but to […]

Causes

Salma Hayek Releases Docu About Inspirational Pakistani Woman

Salma Hayek Releases Docu About Inspirational Pakistani Woman

You’ve probably already heard about the Gucci Chime for Change initiative, started by actress Salma Hayek, Beyonce, and Gucci director Frida Giannini. It is all about raising awareness, voices and […]

Causes

Malala’s Historic Nobel Peace Prize Win Is Significant For A Few Reasons

Malala’s Historic Nobel Peace Prize Win Is Significant For A Few Reasons

Pakistani teen girl Malala Yousafzai is a rare breed of human being. At the age of 14 she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating education for […]

Politics

Hillary Clinton And The $600 Million Girls’ Education Initiative

Hillary Clinton And The $600 Million Girls’ Education Initiative

At the annual Clinton Global Initiative, which sees world leaders and influential people in an array of industries gather each year to discuss pressing world matters, co-founder Hillary Clinton focused […]

Working Women

Malala’s Mom Learning To Read Emphasizes The Value Of Education At Any Age

Malala’s Mom Learning To Read Emphasizes The Value Of Education At Any Age

When your daughter is 14 and she gets shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking about the importance for girls’ education, and she survives, you would have a […]

Causes, Politics

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Yousafzai is an extraordinary girl. As a teenager, she has fought the Taliban and won, spoken at the United Nations, been interviewed by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, […]

Causes, Politics

Celebs Star In Video Promoting Girls Education In Wake Of Nigerian Kidnapping

Celebs Star In Video Promoting Girls Education In Wake Of Nigerian Kidnapping

“Around the world 62 million girls are not in school.” That’s the first fact you read when you click on the Let Girls Learn website. That is cause enough to […]