HP Inc. and Girl Rising Mark International Day of the Girl with Partnership to Empower 10 Million Students and Teachers

On International Day of the Girl, HP Inc. and nonprofit Girl Rising has announced the launch of new curriculum and technology solutions that will equip up to ten million students and teachers. The multi-year partnership extends to communities in the United States, India and Nigeria, and is a critical component in reaching HP’s goal of enabling better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025. “We are thrilled to once again partner with HP – a company committed to social impact and at the forefront of innovation in the classroom…

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Plan International USA Girls Taking Over Leadership Positions in Honor of International Day of the Girl

From film directors and newspaper editors to TV news anchors, thousands of girls across the globe stepped into the shoes of leaders in the fields of media, entertainment, business and politics in honor of International Day of the Girl, October 11, to demand equal representation for girls and young women. More than 1,000 girls’ “takeovers” are being facilitated in 60 countries to mark this day and ask for change in the portrayal of girls and young women in films and entertainment, textbooks, advertising, in video games and all forms of…

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Global Girls’ Bill of Rights Unveiled for International Day of the Girl

All girls have rights, but not all girls get to experience them. More than 130 million girls are out of school worldwide.1 One girl under the age of 15 gets married every 7 seconds.2 Girls spend 40% more time on housework than boys do.3 These statistics are what the Global Girls’ Bill of Rights – a declaration of the rights all girls are entitled to – is setting out to change. Written by girls, for girls, it was unveiled on October 10, at the United Nations to the UN Women…

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ESSENCE Announces the Expansion of Its Empowering Mentoring Initiative on the International Day of the Girl: “Girls United by ESSENCE”

ESSENCE, the leading media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women, celebrates the International Day of the Girl with the expansion of its empowering mentoring initiative, Girls United by ESSENCE. This exciting platform will represent the voice of the Gen Z population and inspire them to demolish glass ceilings through a new social first+digital campaign: “Black Girl Shaking Things Up.” Through community and mentorship, Girls United by ESSENCE will provide the tools, resources and opportunities necessary to help young women (ages 16-25) during transitional phases of their lives. Girls…

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Girls Who Invest Celebrates International Day of the Girl

Girls Who Invest, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and leadership in the asset management industry, is proud to celebrate the International Day of the Girl and contribute to this year’s theme of ‘A Skilled GirlForce.’ Since 2012, when the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl, organizations, leaders and advocates around the world have been raising awareness of the needs and challenges faced by girls and the importance of fostering their empowerment. The 2018 theme of ‘A…

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