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There are people everywhere in the world doing extraordinary things despite all odds.
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Girls' Education Activist Malala Yousufzai Is Still on a Mission

Girls' Education Activist Malala Yousufzai Is Still on a Mission | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
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UN Designates Malala Day, Honoring Pakistani School Girl

UN Designates Malala Day, Honoring Pakistani School Girl | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
November 10 chosen as annual tribute to education activist Malala Yousafzai shot and seriously wounded last month by Taliban militant...
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How I Did It: Laura Stachel, Co-Founder and Executive Director of We Care Solar

How I Did It: Laura Stachel, Co-Founder and Executive Director of We Care Solar | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
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Marsha Wallace On How Dining For Women Wants to Feed the World | The Women's Eye

Marsha Wallace On How Dining For Women Wants to Feed the World | The Women's Eye | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
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Sisters in Arms: Young Afghan Activist Continues Malala’s Fight

Sisters in Arms: Young Afghan Activist Continues Malala’s Fight | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
Twenty-one-year-old Afghan activist Noorjahan Akbar says the Taliban’s shooting of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai only strengthens the fight for girls’ rights. By Alyse Walsh. Sign a petition for Malala.
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The G(irls)20 Summit: A Girl, Mexico and the Presidency of the G20

The G(irls)20 Summit: A Girl, Mexico and the Presidency of the G20 | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
Ordinary people, like you or me, can make a change, but in order to do so, civil society needs to be more aware, united, and coordinated so that they can affect our communities in the most effect way until we understand that the change must come...
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Christiane Amanpour

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Christiane Amanpour on courage, experiencing the Iranian revolution, and becoming a war correspondent.
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Ethiopia: Meles Vests Honorary Citizenship on Dr. Catherine Hamlin DireTube Latest Ethiopian News

Ethiopia: Meles Vests Honorary Citizenship on Dr. Catherine Hamlin DireTube Latest Ethiopian News | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
Addis Ababa, April 26, 2012 (Addis Ababa) - Prime Minister Meles Zenawi vested an honorary citizenship of Ethiopia on Founder and Owner of the Fistula Hospital, Dr Catherine Hamlin in recognition of her outstanding humanitarian services she...
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Leymah Gbowee

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Leymah Gbowee - Leymah Gbowee is a peace activist in Liberia. She led a women's movement that was pivotal in ending the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003, and now speaks on behalf of women and girls around the world.
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Malala Yousafzai: a young Pakistani heroine

Malala Yousafzai: a young Pakistani heroine | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
Halima Mansoor: Malala is the latest in a history of strong females in the region, who pander neither to western values or Taliban barbarianism...
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Should Malala Yousafzai be named TIME's Person of the Year? Vote now

Should Malala Yousafzai be named TIME's Person of the Year? Vote now | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
Now it's your turn to tell us who you think is the most important person of 2012.
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Denis Mukwege: Do Not Stand Idly By

Denis Mukwege: Do Not Stand Idly By | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
Dr. Denis Mukwege has devoted his life to treating the raped and wounded in the long running war in the Congo. Our foundation funds work done by Denis and his team to treat women with fistula, a condition that can leave women incontinent.

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Somalia’s Fierce Daughter

Somalia’s Fierce Daughter | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
She’s a doctor, a newlywed, a fighter of terrorists in Somalia, and a lover of American showerheads. Dr. Deqo Mohamed tells Abigail Pesta about her surreal life.
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Why My Mother Wants Me Dead

Why My Mother Wants Me Dead | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
When Sabatina James refused an arranged marriage, she sparked a violent war within her family—and a threat on her life.
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In Pakistan’s Swat Valley, a girls’ school is gripped by fear

In Pakistan’s Swat Valley, a girls’ school is gripped by fear | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it

Classmates of Pakistani teen shot by Taliban voice support, courage, but also trepidation.  Malala continues to inspire girls to go to school in Pakistan, despite constant threat of violence by the taliban. 

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Zainab Salbi

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Zainab Salbi, founder of Women to Women International on encounters with Saddam Hussein, surviving rape, and finding her calling helping women survivors of war.  

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Women Entrepreneurs Drive Growth in Africa

Women Entrepreneurs Drive Growth in Africa | Inspiring Individuals | 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.
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Mandela's life and times

Mandela's life and times | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
A profile of one of the world's most respected statesmen, South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, who led the fight against apartheid.
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Somaly Mam

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Cambodian anti-sex trafficking campaigner and founder of AFESIP, rescuing women from brothels and supporting their recovery...
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Pakistani schoolgirl attacked by Taliban sent to UK for treatment

Pakistani schoolgirl attacked by Taliban sent to UK for treatment | Inspiring Individuals | Scoop.it
Malala Yousafzai – shot because she campaigned for right of young females to an education – will be treated in NHS hospital...
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