Girls’ Education

5 ways to keep girls in school

Educating girls increases developing countries' income growth and results in health and security payoffs for them and their families.

How far will her success ripple out to others?

Education is a key path to women's empowerment. When girls and women are able to go to school and learn, their families and societies benefit.

‘Let Girls Learn’ breaks down barriers to education

Let Girls Learn, an initiative involving the Peace Corps and local communities, aims to expand access to education for girls around the world.

Win-win: Educating girls helps everyone

If girls can't get an education, they are not the only ones losing out, first lady Michelle Obama said, announcing new U.S.-U.K. programs to help.

Can a hashtag change the world?

The hashtag #2030now received over 1.6 billion Twitter hits as people around the world followed the events at the 2015 Social Good Summit in New York City.

Can you read this? Consider yourself lucky.

One of every five people in the world cannot read or write, unable to accomplish daily tasks like completing a job application. What can you do to help?

Investing in girls is smart

Girls' human rights are abused and they are deprived of education in many countries around the world, yet educating girls is key to strong economies.
Child soldier in Myanmar (AP Images)

Child soldiers: 300,000 tragedies

There are 300,000 child soldiers in the world today, roughly the same number as in 1989. Why do children continue to be abused in this way?