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July 23, 2018
Finding value in diversity: inclusive education for girls with disabilities

By Maria Njeri Maria Njeri, 25, is a Citizen Reporter for Leonard Cheshire through the organisation’s Youth Leadership programme in Kenya. She is an activist and has established her own advocacy and awareness raising platform, the Njeri Maria Foundation. Maria was born with …View More  > 

July 9, 2018
We demanded action, they listened!

A month ago today a momentous commitment was made by G7 partners to support a declaration to educate and empower girls living in crises along with a 2.9 billion US dollar investment over three years. This is life changing for …View More  > 

June 19, 2018
#Youth72: taking the revolution worldwide

What happens when a diverse group of youth change makers and activists join together at the United Nations? Chaos? Rebellion? Wrong! Critical thinking? Pragmatic and innovative solutions? Pure brilliance? You know it! “Not every young person is a ticking bomb. …View More  > 

June 8, 2018
Three girl activists who know the value of education in crises

The G7 summit is getting underway today and there has been a campaign for leaders to adopt a declaration supporting education for girls in crises. Why education for girls in crises? Because the world currently has the highest number of refugees and internally …View More  > 

June 7, 2018
My friend Fatuma: the girl behind the petition

Girls around the globe, including myself, are urging G7 leaders to invest in girls’ education at this week’s summit. After months of lobbying, letter writing, speaking and petitioning, the summit is less than a day away. As seven of the …View More  > 

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