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Half the Sky Movement

Girls were left out of the original Millennium Development Goals aimed at tackling extreme poverty. That's where the The Girl Declaration comes in -- to make sure that girls' voices are heard and their needs attended to, so that we can stop poverty before it starts. Read it, and visit the Girl Effect's website to show your support for The Girl Declaration.

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  • Carolyn Sams

    Love the process of how this was written. Do you know what the plan is to push this out beyond "the choir" of people who are already advocates for girls' rights? How is this declaration being distributed to community leaders, officials, etc, or is this more of an awareness tool?

  • Cait Emma

    This is fantastic! I'm a avid supporter of women and girls taking control of their lives. It's so important that they have their voices heard—especially in impoverish community.

    Just wrote about how I'm trying to spread my voice in the repair world: http://www.good.is/posts/confessions-of-a-female-fixaholic

    It's really hard to do and I sometimes struggle—but it's encouraging to hear about projects like this one.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Hey Half the Sky! We featured this post on the homepage today! Great work. I let some fantastic women know about it too!