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WFP Côte d'Ivoire Country Brief, March 2018

ReliefWeb - 20 Apr 2018
The international day of the girl child's education celebrated on 15 March for the second consecutive year in Abidjan marks the importance that the Government of Cote d'Ivoire gives to promoting gender equality in education. This day was an opportunity ...
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Mothers and daughters targeted in Cardiff sports plan

BBC News - 14 Apr 2018
"Often mums put themselves last, they recognise it is good for their children but they forget it is important for themselves too." She said body image could stop girls getting involved in sport, saying: "There is a big difference between getting boys ...
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'I Want to Raise Self-confident Girls'

THISDAY Newspapers - 20 Apr 2018
What I always tell the girls is that they should affirm themselves, that they're enough in themselves. I tell them that everything God wants them to be they have it, and so they don't need someone else to validate it or add something else to it. So we ...
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India's Vicious Patriarchy

The Atlantic - 20 Apr 2018
But in mid-April, when the police filed the results of the criminal investigation into the girl's death, many Indians did a horrified double-take. Like Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian refugee whose washed-up corpse made international headlines in ...
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Coronado Welcomes A New Cub Scout Den For Girls

Coronado Eagle and Journal - 03 Apr 2018
For over a hundred years, scouting for both boys and girls has offered children another avenue for character building, outdoor activities, education in various fields, and fun. The two organizations have co-existed, somewhat separately, until on ...
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The girls who took over a town in rural India -

Christian Science Monitor - 15 Apr 2018
Development experts around the world are increasingly focused on girls as a linchpin of economic and social progress. In Thennamadevi, though, teen girls have taken action on their own, improving their village with a speed that would make any official ...
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'Fearless Girl' is leaving 'Charging Bull,' moving to new home

WIMS AM 1420 - 19 Apr 2018
“Since Fearless Girl's placement, more than 150 companies have added a female director to their boards,” State Street Global Advisors Chief Cyrus Taraporevala said. “Our hope is that by moving her closer to the NYSE, she will encourage more companies ...
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The quiet, humble life of golden girl Chesang

Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) - 22 Apr 2018
The girl, born on December 1, 1996 in Serere, Benet Sub-county, Kween District to Patrick Kusuro and Juliet Cheptoris, arrived in Gold Coast, Australia, a month ago unknown to many, but when she touched the tarmac on Thursday last week back at home in ...

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