Today, October 11, 2012, marks the first UN International Day of the Girl. This day has been set aside to recognize girls’ rights and the challenges they face. The theme for this year is ending child marriage. On the UN International Day of the Girl, we are launching a series highlighting our work with girls around the world. We invite you to participate in the conversation on twitter with #IDG and #DayoftheGirl.
International Day of the Girl
Four Pillars PLUS Improves Girls’ Educational Success in Kenya
For the last four years, the Four Pillars PLUS project has been working with girls of primary and secondary school age in Kenya to address the complex barriers to achieving their educational success. Using the Four Pillars strategy — scholarship, teacher professional development, mentoring of...Read More
Opportunities Before Us as We Celebrate the International Day of the Girl
Today, celebrations across the world are taking place to mark the first ever UN International Day of the Girl. We have come a long way in recognizing the importance of addressing the most pressing needs of adolescent girls (ages 10‒19). But there is a growing urgency to translate this political...Read More