Girl Up
yesterday at 21:22. Facebook
The Global Gag Rule, enacted today, will make it more difficult for millions of girls and women to access the contraception and health care they need to determine their futures. When the policy was last enacted, health care clinics in many countries were forced to close and outreach services for the hardest to reach populations were eliminated, leaving many of the world’s poorest people...
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Girl Up
yesterday at 17:30. Facebook
Calling all STEMinists! Apply today to join us for two weeks in Malawi at our WiSci girls STEAM camp where you can enhance your science, tech, engineering, and computer science skills, partake in leadership training, and make new friends along the way.
Girl Up
01/22/2017 at 21:36. Facebook
Even Malala worries about college applications. Read more about why she's excited and scared about her next steps.

Exclusive: Malala Yousafzai talks career choices and how she can still inspire as an adult

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01/22/2017 at 17:12. Facebook
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01/19/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
"All they want is an education, and that's something so many of us take for granted." Champion Cara Delevingne shares her experience meeting with South Sudanese refugees.

The Week That Changed Cara Delevingne's Life

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Girl Up
01/19/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
#TBT to our incredible learning trip last week! So grateful to Champion Cara Delevingne for joining us in northern Uganda. At UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency's Goboro entry point, we talked with refugees who had just crossed the border from #SouthSudan. Despite having witnessed terrible violence and often walking for days to reach safety in Uganda, the girls we met remained resilient, strong, and...
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01/18/2017 at 19:16. Facebook
Being a Teen Advisor is amazing! But don't take our word for it. Our current co-chairs share why being a Teen Advisor is the opportunity of a lifetime.

Why Being A Teen Advisor is Awesome

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01/18/2017 at 16:40. Facebook
As the world continues to work toward achieving global agreements to end poverty, promote prosperity and equality for all, and protect the planet, follow along with the Global Goals discussions in Davos from January 17-19! Learn more and watch live at sdglive.org.
Girl Up
01/17/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Are you ready and excited to change the world? Apply today to be a 2017-2018 Teen Advisor today and help lead our "by girls, for girls" movement!

Survey - Girl Up Teen Advisor Application 2017 - Girl Up | Uniting Girls to Change the World | United Nations Foundation

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Girl Up
01/16/2017. Facebook
Cara joined us on a visit to Uganda in support of our partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and to help bring awareness to the refugee crisis in northern Uganda. During the trip, we met refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan and talked with refugee girls who have been able to enroll in school thanks to our partnership with UNHCR. #WithRefugees
Girl Up
01/14/2017. Facebook
A girl from Pagirinya refugee settlement stands in front of her primary school classroom. Pagirinya has been open since last July when the violence in #SouthSudan began, causing nearly 2,000 people to flee across the border each day, 65% of them under age 18. Thanks to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency there are three new school buildings being erected on the settlement to accommodate the steady...
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01/13/2017. Facebook
Girl Up Deputy Director Anna Blue and Cara Delevingne join the girls' gym class at a Pagirinya refugee settlement primary school funded by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and partners. Currently the school has 1,200 students, but needs resources to help it expand to 2,000 students next year. The settlement has only one secondary school, and many girls we talked to were concerned they won't be...
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Girl Up
01/12/2017. Facebook
Champion Cara Delevingne plays with a young refugee girl on the school yard at Nyumanzi primary school in northern Uganda. Every child deserves the chance to be safe to learn and play, yet thousands of children in the area aren't able to go to school due to lack of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency funding for supplies, uniforms, and food. #WithRefugees Photo credit Edward Echwalu
Girl Up
01/11/2017. Facebook
"If you educate a girl child, you educate a nation." Refugee girls from Nyumanzi settlement in northern Uganda welcomed us to their school with a spoken word poem. Most of the girls came from #SouthSudan over three years ago. When they arrived at Nyumanzi, they went to school outside underneath the trees with only a handful of books for a hundred students. Today, thanks to UNHCR, the UN...
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Girl Up
01/10/2017. Facebook
‪After sharing their stories with us and Cara Delevingne in their classroom today, refugee girls at the Bidibidi settlement primary school performed a beautiful song for us before we left. Even though their classrooms are tents, crowded with more than 100 children per class, the boys and girls we met were eager to learn and looking forward to the school year starting again. UNHCR, the UN...
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Girl Up
01/09/2017. Facebook
Girl Up Champion Cara Delevingne and Deputy Director Anna Blue meet with a refugee girl at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency's Busia border entry point in northern Uganda. Fleeing violence in #SouthSudan, over 450,000 refugees have arrived in Uganda since July. Learn more about you can stand #WithRefugees and support Girl Up's partnership with UNHCR helping thousands of refugee girls in Uganda go...
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Girl Up
01/08/2017. Facebook
Thanks for joining us in Uganda and standing #WithRefugees, Cara Delevingne! Today, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency briefed us on the influx of refugees from #SouthSudan. Follow along with us all week to learn more about how UNHCR supports refugee girls' education.
Girl Up
01/06/2017. Facebook
"I’ve heard from many people who are discouraged about the state of global affairs and their ability to make a difference. But as serious as the challenges are, now is not a time for pessimism; now is a time for resolution." United Nations Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin has a call to action for us all in the new year - act like the world depends on it. Because it does.

Act like the world depends on it

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01/05/2017. Facebook
Poverty, violence, and cultural traditions oppress millions of girls around the world, but some are finding hope through education.

For These Girls, Danger Is a Way of Life

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Girl Up
01/04/2017. Facebook
In ways big and small, these women have moved the needle on gender equality by being activists, role models or simply taking a stand. (via NPR Goats and Soda)

7 Women Trailblazers Who Took A Stand In 2016

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