International Day of the Girl

Here's how two women entrepreneurs are overcoming these obstacles: And what does the new landscape look like? Women are forging
In order for our daughters around the world to gain access to careers in science, medicine and engineering, girls and women need to be exposed to many more positive media images that open their eyes to the world of possibility.
On this International Day of the Girl we celebrate women and girls all over the world and work towards how we as women can set a better example of leadership.
“Gender equality is not an issue faced by just half of the population, but by all.”
The Chibok girls have been missing for two and a half years. Their ordeal is not unique or isolated.
Tehmeena Khan (at right) with fellow Global Kids students at the Summer Institute at the Council on Foreign Relations I am
Finally, child marriage is a moral calamity.
The British actress visited Malawi to address the issue ahead of International Day of the Girl.
We've got our work cut out for us. But together, we can enable every woman to forge the future they deserve -- free of threats from violence, poverty, and disease, free to dream about becoming the next great engineer or doctor or head of state. One day soon, hopefully we can realize Nadia defiant and determined wish-"These crimes against women and their freedom shall stop now."
None of the people I spoke to at the Ministry ever expected to see a young woman pursuing such a project.  Mohammad Asif
Doing these chores often means giving up opportunities to learn, grow and just enjoy childhood.