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Podcast: Day of the Girl 2014 - Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence
Podcast: Day of the Girl 2014 - Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence
To mark International Day of the Girl Child 2014, this edition of Changing the World for Girls focuses on violence and girls, especially school-related gender-based violence. Podcast moderator Alex Goldmark speaks with two guests: Kuoth Wiel, a young actress who appears in the new Hollywood release, The Good Lie; and Professor Fiona Leach, an expert on international education.  Read More >
UN Celebrates Awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Children
UN Celebrates Awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Children's Rights Activists
Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, an ardent campaigner for a girl’s right to an education, and India’s Kailash Satyarthi, an activist fighting child labour, are the joint recipients of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Read More >
Camfed Recognized by the OECD for Taking Innovation to Scale
Camfed Recognized by the OECD for Taking Innovation to Scale
Camfed is being recognized as a model of best practice in taking innovation to scale by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development). Camfed’s achievement will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, October 7 at the OECD headquarters in Paris. Read More >
Standing Together to End the Cycle of Violence
Standing Together to End the Cycle of Violence
An estimated 246 million girls and boys suffer from school-related violence every year. Read the statement from the Global Working Group on School-related Gender-based Violence marking the International Day of the Girl Child to learn more. Read More >
A Commitment to Raise the Global Ambition for Girls
A Commitment to Raise the Global Ambition for Girls' Education
Rebecca Winthrop and Eileen McGivney discuss the most critical second generation girls' education issues and why the commitment to raise the global ambition on these challenges is so important. Read More >

 

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