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  • ICRW

    Internations Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

    Improving the Lives of Married, Adolescent Girls in Amhara, Ethiopia

    Today, there are nearly 70 million child brides worldwide, with an estimated 142 million more destined for early marriage over the next decade. Child marriage not only violates girls’ basic human rights, it also severely undermines global development efforts to end poverty, reduce human rights abuses and strengthen economies. 

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  • Clinton Foundation

    No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project

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    The Clinton Foundation recently launched an important partnership with the Gates Foundation to advance the work of No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project. To announce our new effort, I sat down with my mom and Melinda Gates for a deeper conversation on the work we are going to do together and on the best ways to accelerate the inclusion of women and girls throughout the world in all aspects of the social, political, economic, and cultural life of their communities and their countries. 


  • Global Fund for Women

    Global Fund for Women and International Museum of Women Merge

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    In a bold move to increase awareness and action on vital global issues for women, Global Fund for Women and the International Museum of Women (IMOW) today announced they have merged. The merger brings together Global Fund’s expertise on issues, grantmaking and fundraising with IMOW’s skills in awareness raising, online advocacy and digital story-telling. Read the press release » 


  • Next Billion

    NEXT BILLION 2.0 – BLOG POST

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014

    No Silver BulletWhile microfinance alone won’t end poverty, it is making an impact – so let’s re-focus it to serve the poor

    By Steve Hollingworth

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Nepal - The Story of TEWA
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TEWA is the preeminent women’s non-governmental
organization in Nepal. It raises funds inside Nepal and elsewhere to support
national and grassroots women’s empowerment programs that fight effectively for
economic opportunity, social justice, peace and gender equality.
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"Women and girls are the unfinished business of the 21st Century"  

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, March 2014


 

 

THE GIRLS OF TODAY WILL BE THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW

Women with economic opportunity send their girls to school, improve their health and nutrition and prepare them for a better future, thus impacting glrls for generations to come.

BRAC: Let's get Her Back to School this Year

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The Girl Effect: The Clock is Ticking

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