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Obiageli Ezekwesili to endangered girls everywhere: “We’ve got your back”

Keeping both anger and hope alive has been the message of #BringBackOurGirls founder Obiageli Ezekwesili for the past two years, and one she reinforced on Tuesday night in conversation with CNN anchor Isha Sesay at the Women in the World Salon in Los Angeles. 641 more words

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Change must come from inside: Pakistan Police arrest 6 over child wedding

Pakistan police arrest six over child wedding

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Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan (AFP Photo/) 170 more words

Ending Child Marriage and FGM Saves Lives and Money

This post is co-written by: Rachel, Policy Associate and Salma, Egypt Fellow

Around the world, women’s and girls’ value as human beings is all too often based largely upon their sexuality, rather than their personal and societal contributions. 1,063 more words

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Kenya: Maasai Cricket Warriors Fighting For Women's Rights

The traditional life of a Maasai warrior in Kenya involves learning how to hunt and herd cattle. One group of Maasai warriors have now learnt a surprising new skill – playing cricket – and they’ve formed a team. 378 more words

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Video: Maasai Warriors Use Cricket To Empower Youth

Maasai Warriors from the Laikipia region in Kenya have exchanged their spears for cricket bats and they are using cricket as a vehicle to empower youth and to target social problems in order to bring about positive change in their communities. 198 more words

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The Importance of a Birth Certificate

Every presidential election leads to a discussion of birth certificates. Is it OK to be born in Canada? Was the Canal Zone part of the U.S.? 99 more words

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