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News Release May 22, 2017
WomenStrong International Launches Menstrual Education Campaign to Reduce Obstacles Preventing Impoverished Girls from Finishing School
#WomenStrongWarrior supports teenage girls in Ghana, Kenya, Haiti and India who want an education but are stopped at puberty by stigma and poverty
News Release November 28, 2016
WomenStrong International Launches #SponsorHerDream to Fund the Education of Young Girls Living in Poverty But Working Toward a Better Future
News Release November 14, 2016
A Decade Of Global Work Has Shown That Women And Girls On The Ground Are The True Experts In Development That Alleviates Poverty
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Huffington Post May 9, 2017
To celebrate mothers on this Mother’s Day, we need to talk about science. The words “Mother’s Day” and “science” might not readily associate in our minds. But without serious science, and the discernment, discovery, financing, testing and scale that scientific research requires, mothers everywhere, especially poor mothers, will continue to die needlessly.
Huffington Post April 28, 2017
Everyone thinking about sustainable development understands by now that women’s economic empowerment is key to global progress, with heightened incomes spent directly on improving family health, nutrition and education that can pave the way to better jobs and integration into the formal economy.
Huffington Post March 7, 2017
“Education is the civil rights issue of our time,” said the new American president last week at a state-funded religious school in Florida. You can say that again – grotesque disparities in access to a quality education because of gender, race, ethnicity, religion and income level reflect equally gross disparities in rights. When a girl or boy is denied a good education, she or he is denied the right to grow, learn, earn, engage as an active citizen and realize her or his full human potential.
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