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The Essar Foundation: Empowering Women In India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In the small village of Junagam, in the State of Gujarat, India, Nisha, Nayana, Jasmine, Bhavna, Ramila and Pratiksha are a group of six women who are part of a bakery programme run by the Essar Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the Essar Group, India’s fourth largest company.

This Year’s International Women’s Day Call to Everyone To #PledgeforParity

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Saudi Arabian Women Finally Have The Right To Vote And To Be Elected to Office

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – At least 17 women were elected to public office in Saudi Arabia on 12 December 2015, making these elections truly historic, because it marked the first time women in the country were allowed to vote and to run for office.

A Dark Reality: 1 in 7 Girls Worldwide Becomes A Child Bride, Marrying An Older Man

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Were you aware that 27, 397 girls under the age of 18 are married every day in different parts of the world? That’s one in seven girls globally who becomes a child bride, often marrying an older man she doesn’t know. Sadly these figures are part of a harrowing reality, particularly in poor families who often view marriage as way to secure a girl’s future, especially in communities with limited economic opportunities.

Hot Bread Kitchen: Supporting Low Income Women Living In New York City

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Hot Bread Kitchen, based in New York City’s East Harlem neighbourhood, is a basic fabric of that local community, offering the foreign-born and low-income women based here a life line by helping to create lasting economic security for these women, introducing them to job opportunities in the culinary industry.

Britain’s Widening Diversity Deficit In The FTSE 100 Threatens Competitiveness

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Ethnic minority representation at the top of Britain’s biggest firms has declined, says a study of the top 10,000 executives in the FTSE 100, though on a positive note, gender diversity in the boardroom has increased and women have taken strides forward.

Star TV’s Aamir Khan Tackles Women’s Rights in India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – India has the world's largest democracy and is a fast-growing, powerful economy. Yet of all the rich G20 nations, India was labelled in 2012 as the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?

Media Impact Uses the Power of Narrative to Promote Gender Equality

PCI-Media Media Impact supports International Day of the Girl with gender-equality narratives all over the world.

Eye on the Prize: Building the Next Generation of Savvy Investors, One Girl at a Time

An innovative program by ING and Girls Inc. is challenging the Wall Street "boys club" paradigm by giving girls hands-on investment experience

Head of the Class: Investing in Female Education Drives Human Development and GDP

HP is the first funder of a scholarship that will help female students around the world get a college degree

"If you want to change the world, invest in an adolescent girl."

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