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Women are key to the global economy

“Women, on average, earn 75 percent of their male co-workers’ wages, and the difference cannot be explained solely by schooling or experience. In many countries, women have fewer educational and employment opportunities than men, are more often denied credit, and endure social restrictions that limit their chances for advancement. In…

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Will they speak about poverty?

Tonight is the second presidential debate, focused on Foreign policy.  Will they talk about foreign assistance and the less than one percent of the United States budget that goes to these programs? Will they talk about the over 1.2 million people in the world who live on less than $1.25…

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Ordinary people who cared

“Obviously these are some exceptional young people, but what they have in common is that they were ordinary people who cared. They wanted to act, to do something, to make life better for other people—and they have.” -Morgan Carroll, Colorado State Senator

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What is Human Trafficking?

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This is how it happens

This is how it happens.  One girl follows behind another until they move forward. Today we celebrate the first International Day of the Girl, because their future is our future.

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What to know about education & literacy

Strong Women Strong World has partnered with USAID and AusAID to not only educate children, but to educate others so they can speak our for literacy.

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The Secret World of Child Brides

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Your voice multiplied

When you speak out about an issue you are passionate about, you can create positive change.  Often that change affects more than we know-

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I alone cannot change the world

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ― Mother Teresa

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Why invest in woman?

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