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Despite attempts against her life and disapproval from the Taliban, Malala Yousufzai continues to be a brave advocate for girls education in Pakistan and around the world.
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The Power of Social Media
In Saudi Arabia, rights activists have taken to the web to fight repression and intolerance while demanding rights for women and minorities.
Recently, the International Olympic Committee and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees presented 40 sports kits to 20 schools in the South-east of Myanmar. Sport is a powerful tool for encouraging unification and cooperation between people. And, of course, it's just plain fun!
U.S.-based non-profit GirlSportWorks challenges gender inequality at the grassroots level with a sports program created exclusively for girls. Through the program's fun and informal yet directed curriculum, girls experience increased self-confidence, learn to work effectively in teams, and develop body awareness.
This Gift That Gives Moreâ¢ funds one month of sports training for a girl in the Peruvian Andes through GirlSportWorks.
ach should have the same rights and opportunities as any other child. Governments must do their part by ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. It is time for the United States to ratify the CRPD! Let your Senators know you support this important human rights treaty!