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International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The Nature Conservancy

Whether using cutting-edge scientific approaches to protect global fisheries, developing new tools to understand healthy soils, studying the impact of climate change on watersheds, collecting carbon data in forests, or producing new research for a more sustainable development, The Conservancy’s women scientists bring forward innovative approaches to conservation.

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Meet the Woman Fighting to End Inequality in New York City
Global Citizen

Around the world, fewer than one-quarter of lawmakers are women — an imbalance in representation that affects how laws are crafted and passed and how equality is created in societies. Global Citizen’s series, “Who Run The Gov? Girls!” chronicles the massive uptick in women running for office, regardless of political party, in the US and around the world, highlighting the candidates and the groups helping them to run, the challenges they face, advice & tips for running, and the results.

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Send Safi and Dieynabah a message of support
ONE.org

Safi and Dieynabah, 18, are trailblazers. They have fought hard to stay in school and get a good education.It hasn’t been easy. They were both under pressure to get married – but refused – and persuaded their parents to let them stay in school. That alone is a huge achievement, but it doesn’t stop there.

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Small Cost Big Impact: How A $6 Uniform Can Change A Girl’s Future
One.org

In 2003 in western Kenya, a school uniform cost $6. This might seem like a small cost—but for poor families, it was a substantial out-of-pocket expense. Meanwhile, many girls dropped out before the end of primary school. Could this cost be one of the reasons? To try to address the problem, an NGO began distributing free primary school uniforms. Would receiving a uniform actually have an impact on girls’ lives?

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Angelina Jolie Gave A Powerful Speech About Sexual Violence To The UN
Global Citizen

One of the strongest voices in Hollywood has finally spoken out on the topic that has gripped the industry over the past two months: sexual violence against women. Angelina Jolie delivered an urgent call for an end to sexual violence in all industries around the world during a speech at a United Nations conference in Vancouver on Wednesday. “Sexual violence is everywhere — in the industry where I work, in business, in universities, in politics, in the military, and across the world,” Jolie

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The Lucky School
Charity:Water

Balkumari Primary School has a fairytale view. It sits high up in the Himalayas, just two hours outside of Kathmandu, Nepal. But despite its gorgeous setting, the school grounds are modest, the chalkboards are frayed, and there’s no running water. Still, each day, the classrooms are packed with kids in bright blue uniforms, eager to learn.

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How (RED) is Making a Real Difference
RED.org

(RED) supports The Global Fund HIV/AIDS grants in eight countries with a goal of virtually eliminating transmission of the virus from moms to their babies. But many of you have rightfully asked, “How does this exactly work?” It’s a miracle of modern medical technology that we’re able to prevent the mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT).

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The Toughest Places For a Girl To Get An Education
ONE.org

To make sure every girl has the chance of getting a good education, we need to understand where girls are being left behind. That’s why ONE has created the Toughest Places for a Girl to Get an Education index.

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