Inspiration

Countdown to New York

The Strong Women, Strong World team is getting ready for action! We’re excited about the upcoming luncheon in New York this Friday. Guest speakers will include Lauren Bush Lauren, the CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder of FEED Projects and LPGA Hall of Fame Golfer Betsy King, who founded Golf Fore…

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Giving Thanks

“Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 As we celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow, may we pause and give thanks for the blessings God is giving us each day – even amid any pain and sorrow we…

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Make a Child Part of Your Story

Every woman has a story. You can make a child part of your story through World Vision’s child sponsorship. By a simple action of giving $35/month, you can benefit and promote the welfare of the world’s children. Sponsor a child today!

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An Uncertain Future

Eight year old Sona Kaur is an orphan in India. Her mother died during childbirth and her father passed away two months prior. She lives with her grandmother Veer who is now the sole provider for Sona. They are field laborers which means that Sona misses a lot of school….

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Identify Yourself as a Feminist

I decided I wanted to work towards gender equality after taking a course my freshman year in college, Gender in the Global Perspective. The course showed me how women and girls around the world continue to struggle with gender-based violence, and we truly do not live in a gender equal…

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Go Girls!

In the midst of so many great reasons to educate and empower girls, one stands out for me this morning. We need more women in the U.S. Congress – strong women, with great intentions. Rumor has it that a group of 20 women Senators, from both sides of the aisle,…

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Honoring Girls Everywhere

Happy International Day of the Girl! Girls face huge challenges to get an education, support their family, have access to healthcare and receive protection from harm. This is what we know: 67% of all the illiterate people in the world are women and girls. They are denied access to education…

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Malala Yousafzai Inspires Again

“Why should I wait for someone else? Why should I be looking to the government or the army, that they would help us? Why don’t I raise my voice? Why don’t we speak up for our rights? The girls of [Pakistan’s Swat Valley] spoke up for our rights.” ~Malala Yousafzai…

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Day of Prayer 2013

World Vision verse 2013-2014 “Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.’ ” ~Matthew 19:14 (NRSV) World Vision’s new fiscal year begins today, October 1st. Recognizing we have much to be…

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It Only Takes A Girl

It only takes one girl to make a difference.

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