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The Girl Effect. The unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world.

USAID | Learning out of poverty

Family planning without adolescent girls isn’t family planning, it’s planning for poverty. www.girleffect.org

The Girl Effect

"A way of life is ending. Thank goodness." Some good news and big improvements have been made in the fight against extreme poverty. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/29/opinion/sunday/kristof-a-way-of-life-is-ending-thank-goodness.html?rico=1&keywords=4f9ad486df19702f780000001004&4f9ad486df19702f780000001004&ch3t4=r1c052499f6e1df0e039a6785f6e&no_interstitial&t2_sz=728x90&r1_sz=300x250&share_url= #kristof #nyt #goodread #poverty

"Women earn less than men in 99% of all occupations." #feminism

Cause & Effect: media vs girls

The Girl Effect - The Revolution will be led by a 12-year-old girl Source: The Girl Effect

The Life of a Girl in the Developing World: A child born to a mother who can read is 50% more likely to survive past age 5. #EducateGirls

Check out this amazing poster from Half the Sky on 5 ways you can help girls like Malala. Submitting a picture to #GIRLWITHABOOK is one of the options!

Join a global movement on October 11, 2012 to bring awareness of visual impairment and blindness as a solvable world issue. Speak out for the right to sight... ...and restore so much more than vision. #GIVEsight #TOMS www.TOMS.com/world-sight-day

In a world where a confrontational woman is deemed UNFEMININE, she will never BE EQUAL. Teach daughters to speak out!


Hillary Clinton

Learn the facts about violence against women around the world.

Be different. Make a change. #africa #change #inspiration http://www.one.org/us/

Global girl power

Empower the Future. Empower Women!

We have reached 35% of our 10k goal in the past week! Each of your donations are matched dollar for dollar until we reach our goal. Please share our mission with your friends so that we can help World Vision USA treat about 365 kids with lifesaving RUTF! http://www.stayclassy.org/events/double-your-money-for-world-vision/e18443

A #quote we fully stand behind!

Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban, has been flown to the UK for medical treatment. Photo by Olaf Kellerhoff