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Happy International Day of the Girl!

TweetI thought I couldn’t love this song any more but apparently that’s only because I hadn’t yet see it paired with images of adorable girls from around the world. The theme of this second annual UN International Day of the Girl is education. The UN notes, The fulfilment of girls’ right to education is first and foremost [...]
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Teenager shot by Taliban is ready to serve after latest surgeries

TweetMalala Yousufzai, the 15-year fearless blogger and advocate for girls’ education from Pakistan survived two more surgeries over the weekend. In October Taliban militants stormed her school van, yelled her name and shot her in the head. On Sunday, doctors attached a titanium plate to her skull and implanted a cochlear device to to her left [...]
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Malala Yousufzai released from hospital

Tweet The Pakistani girls’ education activist who was shot in the head by Taliban militants late last year, was released from hospital in the UK today. According to a statement from the hospital, She is still due to be re-admitted in late January or early February to undergo cranial reconstructive surgery as part of her [...]
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What We Missed: International Transgender Day of Remembrance Edition

Tweet Trans activists meet at the White House today to discuss the state of transgender rights. The National Black Justice Coalition launched its #BlackTransProud campaign. Find out what Day of Remembrance events are happening near you–in the US. and worldwide. A message to cis allies from s.e. smith: “What we’re asking for is your solidarity and [...]
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