Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 10, 2012
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International Day of the Girl: Girls’ Rights are Human Rights

Education is hope and dignity. Education is growth and empowerment. Education is the basic building block of every society and a pathway out of poverty.” -United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon By Nora Fyles, Head of UNGEI Secretariat October 11 marks …View More  > 

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Great new youth advocacy video!! Check it out here http://t.co/HaP65GOCOm #educationfirst #investingirls 3:02 PM Oct 1st
We've created a dedicated page for this year's #dayofthegirl. Check it out here! http://t.co/6oO3rQwmQr #EndViolence 1:02 PM Oct 1st
31m primary-school-aged girls out of school in 2011, 55% are expected never to enroll http://t.co/R1EpgX48ZF #EducationFirst 7:30 AM Oct 1st
A child born to a mother who can read is 50% more likely to survive past the age of 5. #EducationFirst 6:00 AM Oct 1st
UNGEI joins partners in the Girls CHARGE initiative! http://t.co/nnVHHdOKZF #InvestinGirls #GirlsEducation 1:01 AM Oct 1st