What is International Day of the Girl about?
October 11th is a time to discuss challenges the girls, and women, face and create solutions for the future. To be involved, please go to Thunderclap to register your interest.
If you would like to attend the Google Hangout, moderated by TV host Quddus and hosted by UNICEF Executive Director Tony Lake, Stanford University and other special guests, please click here.

What is International Day of the Girl about?

October 11th is a time to discuss challenges the girls, and women, face and create solutions for the future. To be involved, please go to Thunderclap to register your interest.

If you would like to attend the Google Hangout, moderated by TV host Quddus and hosted by UNICEF Executive Director Tony Lake, Stanford University and other special guests, please click here.

ataleoftwobiddies
ataleoftwobiddies:

Friday, 10/11 is the second annual International Day of the Girl , and this years theme is about innovating for girl’s education. The Biddies are big on female empowerment, and we want you all to be on board! Visit ATaleofTwoBiddies.com for details on this special day and for ways you can offer your HELP. More then 260 million girls live in extreme poverty, and studies show that girls can be key drivers of development for their families and communities.

ataleoftwobiddies:

Friday, 10/11 is the second annual International Day of the Girl , and this years theme is about innovating for girl’s education. The Biddies are big on female empowerment, and we want you all to be on board! Visit ATaleofTwoBiddies.com for details on this special day and for ways you can offer your HELP. More then 260 million girls live in extreme poverty, and studies show that girls can be key drivers of development for their families and communities.

What are your thoughts on the Girl Declaration?
The organization Girl Effect surveyed 508 adolescent girls living in poverty in 14 countries across four continents, about what tools they would need to succeed. Over 25 of the worlds leading organizations consolidated the information and developed the Girl Declaration. 
You have one more day to register with Thunderclap to show your support for the International Day of the Girl & don’t forget to participate in the October 11th Google Hangout hosted by Executive Director Tony Lake.

What are your thoughts on the Girl Declaration?

The organization Girl Effect surveyed 508 adolescent girls living in poverty in 14 countries across four continents, about what tools they would need to succeed. Over 25 of the worlds leading organizations consolidated the information and developed the Girl Declaration. 

You have one more day to register with Thunderclap to show your support for the International Day of the Girl & don’t forget to participate in the October 11th Google Hangout hosted by Executive Director Tony Lake.

#DAYOFTHEGIRL

Let’s talk about creative and innovative solutions to the challenges facing girls today! On October 11th UNICEF, New York City primary schools, Stanford University and special guests will come together on Google Hangout to discuss ways to approach issues facing girls’ today.

http://uni.cf/GIRLRSVP 

Indian Leaders Champion Efforts to End Child Marriage in India
In 2012, a meeting in New Delhi co-hosted by Government Officials, the Population Foundation of India and The Elders, was conducted to support efforts to end child marriage of India. Archbishop Desmond Tutu was one of the influential speakers at the event
What can you do to raise awareness of issues affecting girls?
UNICEF, in conjunction with Stanford University, Intel, guest bloggers and New York City schools, will host a Google Hangout on October 11th to promote awards of #dayofthegirl. One of the key features of this hangout is the discussion of how to improve challenges facing girls, including improvement in girls’ education.
To register for the Google Hangout, click here:
https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/5199-join-us-on-dayofthegirl?locale=en

Indian Leaders Champion Efforts to End Child Marriage in India

In 2012, a meeting in New Delhi co-hosted by Government Officials, the Population Foundation of India and The Elders, was conducted to support efforts to end child marriage of India. Archbishop Desmond Tutu was one of the influential speakers at the event

What can you do to raise awareness of issues affecting girls?

UNICEF, in conjunction with Stanford University, Intel, guest bloggers and New York City schools, will host a Google Hangout on October 11th to promote awards of #dayofthegirl. One of the key features of this hangout is the discussion of how to improve challenges facing girls, including improvement in girls’ education.

To register for the Google Hangout, click here:

https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/5199-join-us-on-dayofthegirl?locale=en

Child Marriage
A study conducted by IRCW shows that girls who marry before 18 are more likely to experience domestic violence than their peers who marry later. 
The improvement of girls education reduces the likelihood of child marriage - what can we do to help?
On October 11, UNICEF, Stanford University, Intel and New York City primary school students will be orchestrating a Google Hangout moderated by TV host Quddus.Register on Thunderclap to get involved! Let’s be the change we want to see!https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/5199-join-us-on-dayofthegirl?locale=en

Child Marriage

A study conducted by IRCW shows that girls who marry before 18 are more likely to experience domestic violence than their peers who marry later. 

The improvement of girls education reduces the likelihood of child marriage - what can we do to help?

On October 11, UNICEF, Stanford University, Intel and New York City primary school students will be orchestrating a Google Hangout moderated by TV host Quddus.

Register on Thunderclap to get involved! Let’s be the change we want to see!

https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/5199-join-us-on-dayofthegirl?locale=en

Who is Malala to you? 
Today is the one year anniversary of Malala Yousafazi, a Pakistani activist, who was shot by a Taliban gunmen on a school bus. Not only has Malala successfully recovered from surgery, but she has also become an international figure and national icon. In 2011 she was awarded Pakistan’s first National Youth Peace Prize and has also been recommended to receive the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.
The International Day of the Girl will celebrate, not only Malala’s vision, but the vision of girls across the world. UNICEF, in conjunction with Stanford University and Brooklyn International High School, will be hosting a Google Hangout. This hangout is aimed at creating an international platform for discussing issues and challenges girls face.To register your interest, please click the link below:https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/5199-join-us-on-dayofthegirl?locale=en

Who is Malala to you? 

Today is the one year anniversary of Malala Yousafazi, a Pakistani activist, who was shot by a Taliban gunmen on a school bus. Not only has Malala successfully recovered from surgery, but she has also become an international figure and national icon. In 2011 she was awarded Pakistan’s first National Youth Peace Prize and has also been recommended to receive the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.

The International Day of the Girl will celebrate, not only Malala’s vision, but the vision of girls across the world. UNICEF, in conjunction with Stanford University and Brooklyn International High School, will be hosting a Google Hangout. This hangout is aimed at creating an international platform for discussing issues and challenges girls face.

To register your interest, please click the link below:
https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/5199-join-us-on-dayofthegirl?locale=en

dayofthegirl

dayofthegirl:

19 year old Thereza is a student in the Nwoya District of Northern Uganda and she’s the oldest in a family of 5 children. Because her village didn’t have a school, her father took her on the back of his bicycle to the primary school where he worked.

When she entered high school, there were 160…