09 Oct The International Day of the Girl

Celebrating an Unstoppable Hero - Malala Yousafzai Today is the International Day of the Girl…but it’s not just a day…it’s a world-wide revolution! There are a billion reasons why we need the Day of the Girl, here are just a few: Over 35 million girls remain...

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09 Oct International Day of the Girl Child

On October 11, the entire world will be reminded that girls can be powerful agents of change.  That’s because this is the International Day of the Girl Child — a day designated by the United Nations to celebrate girls, and promote gender equality and the...

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03 Oct She Died on Her Wedding Night

A few weeks ago I read about Rawan, the 8-year-old girl in Yemen who was forced to marry a 40-year-old man. She died on her wedding night as a result of injuries sustained from forced intercourse. I am outraged!   Because I have seen the horror of...

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11 Oct Empowering Women and Girls of the World

I hope you didn’t miss the PBS series called  “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” a four-hour PBS primetime documentary film inspired by the widely acclaimed book of the same name by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. I read this amazing book...

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