Michele Malejki

International Day of the Girl Partnership Aims to Empower 10 Million Students and Teachers

Words by Maggie Kohn
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Today marks the eight annual International Day of the Girl, a day established by the United Nations to amplify girls’ voices and stand up for their rights as envisioned in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most progressive blueprint ever for advancing women’s rights.

Video | On International Women’s Day, Brave Girl Rising Shines a Light on the Lives of Refugee Girls

The new film, written by award-winning poet Warsan Shire, brings one Somali girl’s story of hardship and hope to the big screen.
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In the new short film Brave Girl Rising, Nasro, a 17-year-old Somali refugee, shares her story from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Every day, Nasro fights for her basic survival, safety and access to the one thing that gives her hope for the future: her education.

Meet Five Inspiring Women Innovators Who Are Improving Lives on International Women’s Day—and Every Day

Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer
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“The need to touch lives and improve the living condition of women and girls in disadvantaged communities inspires me every day,” said Chukwudera Bridget Okeke, Board Member of Concern Women International Development Initiative.

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