Women: The Best Investment

"If we are going to see real development in the world then our best investment is women." -Desmond Tutu
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Domestic Violence Awareness Infographic by Diana Adams for Bit Rebels

Domestic Violence Awareness: Get The Facts [Infographic]

Domestic Violence Awareness Infographic by Diana Adams for Bit Rebels . Did you know that domestic abuse includes more then just physical and verbal abuse?

THE EDUCATION OF GIRLS is PROVEN to break the cycle of poverty.

There is a black woman waiting for the world to be true enough so she can easily finish a stem education, get a career, and save them.

Malala stands in solidarity with Nigerians & people around the world calling for action to #BringBackOurGirls

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Join Malala and speak out for our kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls. Please pin. And pray. Bring Back Our Girls

Empower women.

"There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women" - Kofi Annan Happy International Women's Day!

Education is the foundation of human development.

"Learning Out of Poverty:" education is foundational to human development and has a clear multiplier effect with benefits in health, broad-based economic growth, and poverty reduction. Road reference again.

"In 2011, Leymah Gbowee became a global figure when she won a Nobel Prize for launching a grassroots women’s movement that led to peace in Liberia. This is an amazing tale of a group of women coming together to change the course of a country’s history—and it’s also the inspiring story of how Leymah overcame her own doubts and fears and found the courage to lead them." -Bill Gates

Leymah Gbowee - Mighty Be Our Powers. In a time of death and terror, Leymah Gbowee brought Liberia’s women together—and together they led a nation to peace.

Another Reality for Women in Developing Countries

Health, clean drinking water, sanitation, and education are just a few of the issues that need improving for women and their families.

The Female Face of Farming - take a look at this infographic highlighting the importance of women in agriculture & the powerful impact reducing the gender gap can have on agriculture.

Empowering and investing in rural women has been shown to significantly increase productivity, reduce hunger and malnutrition and improve rural livelihoods. And not only for women, but for everyone.

Happy International Women's Day! A day to focus upon and celebrate women's economic, political, and social achievements: http://www.internationalwomensday.com

International Women's Day (IWD) is March 8 so celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women

Walking with Our Sisters: A Commemorative Art Installation for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the United States

Walking With Our Sisters is a commemorative art installation to honour the lives of the missing and murdered Indigenous sisters. Over 700 people have committed to making a pair of moccasin 'vamps' ('uppers') for this art installation

Curators Without Borders works on emergency education programming for humanitarian response in conjunction with museums and development partners.

Emergency response restrooms and showers trailers for disaster relief. Rapid response for self-contained restroom trailers and shower trailers.

Women and Armed Conflict

Women and Armed Conflict "Protecting and Empowering women during and after conflicts is one of the most important challenges of our time.

The dollars and sense of family planning: 222 million women in developing countries want access to contraception. Learn more.

I think this is a great Family Planning AD. More women need access to contraception and the number that will always convince me is the number of infant deaths that can be prevented.

Pakistan's slow but steady progress on ending child marriage

Pakistan's slow but steady progress on ending child marriage

Displaced Pakistani students chant a song with their teacher, not pictured, during school in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan,

The full Global Trends report with this information and more, and including data on individual countries, demographics, numbers of people returning to their countries, and available estimates of stateless population is available at http://unhcr.org/556725e69.html.

The full Global Trends report with this information and more, and including data on individual countries, demographics, numbers of people returning to their countries, and available estimates of stateless population is available at http://unhcr.org/556725e69.html.

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