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07/20/2017 at 16:28. Facebook
Empower Colombia’s sexual violence survivors to fight for their own justice and the justice of thousands of other young girls with critical counseling and human rights training. Join MADRE and #CHIMEFORCHANGE today
Empower Colombia’s sexual violence survivors to fight for their own justice and

Healing for Sexual Violence Survivors in Colombia

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Chime for Change
07/19/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Michigan has passed harsher penalties for those who engage in female genital mutilation (FGM), an act that the World Health Organization calls a human rights violation. The new series of laws, which includes prison time up to 15 years, comes after an emergency room doctor was charged with performing FGM on two 7-year-old girls in Michigan in February - the first federal FGM case in US... View more »
Michigan has passed harsher penalties for those who engage in female genital

Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM

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Chime for Change
07/18/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Fazila, 22, defied odds to follow her dreams of becoming a female musician in Afghanistan. Read more about Fazila’s journey on the #CHIMEFORCHANGE and Global Citizen storytelling platform.
Fazila 22 defied odds to follow her dreams of becoming a female

Female Musician Makes Waves in Male-Dominated Afghanistan

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07/17/2017 at 18:15. Facebook
Currently, one in four children in Honduras are married before the age of 18. A new law aims to change that, which could have a long lasting positive effect on the education and health of Honduran girls. Learn more with Global Citizen.
Currently one in four children in Honduras are married before the age

Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions

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An all-girl team of budding scientists and engineers from Afghanistan has finally been granted visas to come to the US for an international robotics competition. Learn more with Global Citizen.
An all girl team of budding scientists and engineers from Afghanistan has

Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Will Get to Compete in the US After All

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World leaders took to the stage at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg on July 6 to commit millions of dollars in support of the #SheDecides initiative. Learn more with Global Citizen.
World leaders took to the stage at the Global Citizen Festival in

World Leaders Pledge $172 M to Women’s Health Thanks to Global Citizens’ Actions

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"Sports is empowerment.. It’s a historic announcement" - Lina Almaeena, a government representative in Saudi Arabia. Learn more with Global Citizen.
"Sports is empowerment It’s a historic announcement" Lina Almaeena a government

Saudi Arabia Will Now Let Girls Play Sports in School

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“Canada will lend its voice on the world stage to defend the sexual and reproductive rights of women and adolescent girls. Women's empowerment begins with the right of all women and adolescents to be in control of their bodies and make their own decisions,” Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie said.
“Canada will lend its voice on the world stage to defend the

Canada Just Put $241.5M to Fund Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Around the World

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Shaesta Waiz was born in a refugee camp. Now, 29 years later, Waiz has returned to her birth nation as the first female certified civilian pilot born in Afghanistan. But her flight back to Kabul isn’t just to visit her birthplace. Waiz is on her way to becoming the youngest female pilot to fly solo around the globe Read and share with Global Citizen.
Shaesta Waiz was born in a refugee camp Now 29 years later

This Afghan Refugee Is About to Become the Youngest Female Pilot to Fly Around the World

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While thought to be rare in the US, new data shows that more than 207,000 children under age 18 were married between 2000 and 2015. Read more and take action to #LeveltheLaw with Global Citizen.
While thought to be rare in the US new data shows that

The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering

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PNG still has some of the highest rates of domestic and sexual violence in the world. The prevalence of sexual violence alone is estimated to be 55%. While domestic violence was criminalised in 2013, it's not being enforced. Learn more and take action with Global Citizen to #LevelTheLaw
PNG still has some of the highest rates of domestic and sexual

Papua New Guinea Named as One of the Most Dangerous Countries for Women

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“Growing up we didn’t have sports like the girls do today... We didn’t have the opportunity to play.” Meet San Diego's oldest team in the 50-and-over women’s recreational league with Global Citizen
“Growing up we didn’t have sports like the girls do today We

80-Year-Old Women Playing Basketball Is the Greatest Thing You'll See Today

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Sudanese journalist Shamael al-Noor has become a target of radical Islamists and a section of Sudan's hard-line media for criticizing government public health policies. Learn more about the difficulties faced by female journalists in South Sudan with Global Citizen
Sudanese journalist Shamael al Noor has become a target of radical Islamists

Here's Why It's Hard For Women in South Sudan to Work in the Media

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Three years ago Maliha, 24, was sitting in a park in western Afghanistan with the man she thought was the love of her life. The pair were planning a future together, but that future was cut short when police officers barged into the park and arrested the couple. Maliha was accused of maintaining an illicit relationship - a criminal act - and convicted of being a prostitute, spending more than... View more »
Three years ago Maliha 24 was sitting in a park in western

Afghanistan's female lawyers risk danger to help women

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Plan International is changing the narrative behind “Because I Am a Girl” to a message of empowerment and pride. Join #CHIMEFORCHANGE and help provide girls in developing countries with critical resources, tools and trainings.
Plan International is changing the narrative behind “Because I Am a Girl”

Because I am a Girl – Plan International USA

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The Hamburg #GlobalCitizen Festival is today! Follow Global Citizen for live updates from the event.
The Hamburg GlobalCitizen Festival is today Follow Global Citizen for live updates

Follow @glblctzn for live coverage of the #GlobalCitizen Festival in Hamburg!

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Retired concert pianist Deidre Larkin was “really bad” at running in college. Now, at 85, she’s setting world records. Learn more with Global Citizen.
Retired concert pianist Deidre Larkin was “really bad” at running in college

This 85-Year Old Never Liked Running. Now She’s Setting World Records

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Learn more about this project which is helping women living in slums in India deal with climate change pressure, through reflective paint and other techniques such as rainwater harvesting and composting, with Global Citizen.
Learn more about this project which is helping women living in slums

Women Are Battling Climate Change in India With a Splash of Paint

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There are at least 2.2 million people in Burundi who spend over 30 minutes collecting water every day. Globally, girls and women spend about 200 million hours every day gathering water. #BEYGOOD4BURUNDI is going to change that. Learn more and get involved!
There are at least 2 2 million people in Burundi who spend

CHIME FOR CHANGE Co-Founder Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Partners with UNICEF to Bring Safe Water to Children in Burundi

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#BEYGOOD4BURUNDI and UNICEF will give women and girls in Burundi hope for a brighter future. You can too.
BEYGOOD4BURUNDI and UNICEF will give women and girls in Burundi hope

BeyGood4Burundi: Help Bring Safe Water to Burundi

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