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Women and girls hold up half the sky and are the key to transforming the world!
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The 'Avon Ladies' of Africa

The 'Avon Ladies' of Africa | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
Door-to-door sales and franchising are being used by a group called Living Goods to get needed health products to people in Africa.
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GWWI Women and Water:Dining for Women Raises over $60000 for

GWWI Women and Water:Dining for Women Raises over $60000 for | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
... fetching water and doing water related chores and were able to share in GWWIs vision for a world where women can implement sustainable water solutions alleviating their water burdens and opening up opportunities for them to thrive.
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Sheryl WuDunn: Empowering Women Comes Down to Economics

Sheryl WuDunn: Empowering Women Comes Down to Economics | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
Half the Sky makes the moral and economic case for ending practices that exploit women in the developing world...
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Women Entrepreneurs Drive Growth in Africa

Women Entrepreneurs Drive Growth in Africa | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
A cresting wave of African businesswomen are harnessing Africa’s enterprises and brands as the continent enjoys its greatest economic success in generations.

This article makes me ecstatically happy! 

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Because I Am A Girl – Empowering Girls and Women Worldwide

Because I Am A Girl – Empowering Girls and Women Worldwide | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
Plan’s Because I Am A Girl campaign is a social movement designed to unleash the power of girls and women to claim a brighter future for girls in the developing world. Join other Canadian women and girls.
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Dining for Women | Changing the World One Dinner at a Time

Dining for Women | Changing the World One Dinner at a Time | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it

One of the easiest and most fun ways to empower women!  Check Dining for Women out to find a chapter near you.  And if there isn't one?  Start a new chapter!  

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Social Enterprise: Empowerment through Economic Opportunities | Women in the World Foundation

Social Enterprise: Empowerment through Economic Opportunities | Women in the World Foundation | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
Women in the World is a movement dedicated to advancing women and girls through stories and solutions.
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Empowering Girls, Enriching Developing Nations

Empowering Girls, Enriching Developing Nations | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
What often goes overlooked is the financial opportunity that many countries sacrifice by not encouraging girls to receive an education and doing everything in their power to help girls go to school.

If all the girls in Kenya completed secondary school, they would add 27 billion to the Kenyan GDP over the lifetime!

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Dining for Women is Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Near the Budongo Forest of Uganda | Creating sustainable businesses – Transforming lives

Dining for Women is Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Near the Budongo Forest of Uganda | Creating sustainable businesses – Transforming lives | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
Village Enterprise's mission is to equip people living in extreme poverty with resources to create sustainable businesses.

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PBS film series ‘Half the Sky’ brings celebrity advocates close to global women’s lives | WNN – Women News Network

PBS film series ‘Half the Sky’ brings celebrity advocates close to global women’s lives | WNN – Women News Network | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
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In Brief: Botswana court rules women are no longer second-class citizens

In Brief: Botswana court rules women are no longer second-class citizens | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
A landmark ruling on 12 October by Gaborone’s High Court found that gender discrimination based on Botswana’s customary law is unconstitutional.
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Connected in Hope - Online Store | Empowering Women in Ethiopia through Sustainable Business

Connected in Hope - Online Store | Empowering Women in Ethiopia through Sustainable Business | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
Empowering Women in Ethiopia through Sustainable Business...
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BeadforLife

BeadforLife | Empowering Women and Girls | Scoop.it
BeadParty and Bead Jewelry - Ugandan Women making handmade bead jewelry and Shea Butter products to build a better future for themselves and their families.
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