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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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Young Pakistani advocate for girls’ rights shot by Taliban

TweetBeing engaged as a young woman is something that should be encouraged, but in some places it’s still dangerous and could cost you your life. Tragedy, heroism and inspiration come together with this story of a 14-year old woman gunned down by members of the Taliban in Pakistan for advocating for young women’s rights. Her [...]
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