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The new faces of Afghan women

The new faces of Afghan women | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
How a once-invisible generation of Afghan women, born under Taliban rule, is yanking Afghanistan into the 21st century
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These inspiring Syrian girls have big plans

These inspiring Syrian girls have big plans | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Girls living in Jordanian refugee camps were asked to imagine their future.
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Meet India’s ‘cradle babies’ — girls saved from murder | Toronto Star

Meet India’s ‘cradle babies’ — girls saved from murder | Toronto Star | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Project lets parents give unwanted baby girls anonymously to state, saving them from possible death in region where daughters are seen as burden.
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Marvel's Muslim Girl Superhero Is AWESOME

Marvel's Muslim Girl Superhero Is AWESOME | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Kamala Khan isn't your average teenage Muslim girl. Though she lives in New Jersey and juggles the identity crisis that's often part-and-parcel of growing up Muslim-American, her shape-shifting is of a literal sort.
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China’s girl students losing out to bias | Toronto Star

China’s girl students losing out to bias | Toronto Star | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
In the fiercely competitive race for university spots, some boys are being admitted with lower entrance scores
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You've Been Lied to, and Other Truths About Educating Girls

You've Been Lied to, and Other Truths About Educating Girls | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
A child of the dump, on her way to college. It was a story that brought nearly everyone to tears. But not me. I was still skeptical. I was still reluctant to truly embrace something that was incontrovertibly true and unquestionably important.
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Speaking About International Day of The Girl Child: 7 Ways To ...

Speaking About International Day of The Girl Child: 7 Ways To ... | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
It is with great hope that this global day of observance serves to highlight and generate awareness, advocacy and conversations about how we can empower and safeguard our girls to make certain their human rights are met, everywhere.
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Girls take over Yonge and Dundas Square | The Toronto Observer

Girls take over Yonge and Dundas Square | The Toronto Observer | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Every girl has a story. Such was the message of the first celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child held at Yonge and Dundas Square yesterday.
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In Pictures: Plan in Africa 'Because I am a Girl' launch, 2012 | Facebook

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
In many impoverished countries, young girls face discrimination, neglect and abuse.
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International Day of the Girl Child - 11 October

“UNSG urges men and boys to promote the rights of girls - message for International Day of the Girl Child http://t.co/PDsxZFjv,”; #fafine...
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Celebrate International Day of the Girl Child, with Susan - ActionAid ...

Celebrate International Day of the Girl Child, with Susan - ActionAid ... | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Childhood marriage violates millions of girls' rights, disrupts their education, jeopardises their health, and denies them their childhood, limiting their opportunities and impacting all aspects of a girl's life.
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Let's make it Malala Day – International Day of the Girl ...

Let's make it Malala Day – International Day of the Girl ... | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
The Taliban, in shooting 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai for promoting girls rights, may have done more than any other humanitarian organization could have hoped to do to draw attention to the first International Day of the Girl, ...
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Women on Canadian currency: Whose face would you like to see in 2018?

Women on Canadian currency: Whose face would you like to see in 2018? | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
When the next series of bank notes rolls off the presses in 2018, one of them will, for the first time ever, bear the portrait of a woman other than the Queen on the face side – and nominations are open now
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Nadia Noreen: ‘I really want to be like’ Malala

Nadia Noreen: ‘I really want to be like’ Malala | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Sixteen-year-old Karachi resident makes a plea to go back to school after staying home to care for her younger siblings
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Pakistani private schools ban book by teen activist Malala | Toronto Star

Pakistani private schools ban book by teen activist Malala | Toronto Star | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Pakistani education officials said Sunday that they have banned teenage activist Malala Yousafzai’s book from private schools across the country, claiming it doesn’t show enough respect for Islam and calling her a tool of the West.
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Anti-slavery alphabet that was used to teach children their letters and abolitionism [15 pictures]

Anti-slavery alphabet that was used to teach children their letters and abolitionism [15 pictures] | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
While the fight against slavery in the United States waged on, more than a decade before culminating with the Emancipation Proclamation, abolitionist sisters Hannah and Mary Townsend decided to take their efforts in a new direction.
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Parents marry off daughters in attempt to protect them says new study : Headlines : News : World Vision UK

Parents marry off daughters in attempt to protect them says new study : Headlines : News : World Vision UK | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
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Millions of Girls Dream of One Thing

Millions of Girls Dream of One Thing | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Educating girls is not just right, it's smart. The numbers add up, which is why we consider educating girls to be basic math.
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Denying girls school entrenches poverty: report - Outcome Magazine (blog)

Denying girls school entrenches poverty: report - Outcome Magazine (blog) | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Outcome Magazine (blog)Denying girls school entrenches poverty: reportOutcome Magazine (blog)“The estimated 75 million girls missing from classrooms across the world is a major violation of rights and a huge waste of young potential,” the child...
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A 14-Year-Old Girl’s Courage - International Day of the Girl Child

The Taliban’s attempted assassination of a 14-year-old education rights activist in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai, occurred in time for the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl Child.
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The Sega Girls School in Tanzania

The Sega Girls School in Tanzania | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it

Nurturing Minds works with its Tanzanian partner, Secondary Education for Girls Advancement (SEGA), to construct and develop a residential secondary school for bright, motivated Tanzanian girls who otherwise would not have access to secondary education due to extreme poverty.

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The View From Here - International Day of the Girl

The View From Here - International Day of the Girl | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Thursday, Oct 11, is International Day of the Girl, described as “a movement to speak out against gender bias and advocate for girls' rights everywhere.” The LitWorld website has added a literacy twist to the campaign with ...
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Taliban says it shot Pakistani teen for advocating girls’ rights

Taliban says it shot Pakistani teen for advocating girls’ rights | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
Ninth-grader Malala Yousafzai and a friend were attacked on the way home from school.
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International Day of the Girl - sofeminine

International Day of the Girl - sofeminine | The rights of the girl | Scoop.it
But there are also many obstacles to overcome - especially for those in countries where women don't have the rights that we have here in the UK. That's why the United Nation's International Day of the Girl - which is today ...
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