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“A country where schools are not functioning is a country that will fall into failure.”

Jan 31, 2015

Check out this inspiring video of a school in the conflict-hit Central African Republic that has reopened its doors after rebels used it as a base. Central African Republic school used as rebel base starts over | UNICEF

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Dec 31, 2014

Did you know that one third of the world’s illiterate population resides in India? If immediate action is not taken, it is estimated that by 2020 one half of the world’s illiterate population will live in this country. The language diversity of India (only 30 percent of Indians speak Hindi and 19 languages have official […]

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Dec 17, 2014

We at Girls Supporting Girls are devastated by the senseless terrorist attack in Peshawar. Our hearts go out to all of the children, teachers and families affected by this act of cowardice. 

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Half the Sky Author Discusses His New Book

Nov 6, 2014

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently spoke on the topic of “New Aid in a New Age: Understanding International Development” at a sold out event sponsored by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Mr. Kristof was in town to discuss his new book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity which he co-authored with his […]

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Congratulations Malala!

Oct 10, 2014

We’re back with some great news! Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize!   At 17, the champion of education for girls worldwide is the youngest recipient in the award’s history. Even better, the award comes just in time for International Day of the Girl on October 11th. We’ve got a great way for […]

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Build Bash highlights: Q Brothers’ “Girls Supporting Girls” rap!

May 5, 2014

The first of many fun moments from yesterday’s awesome Build Bash! Thanks to all of our supporters for making the afternoon such a big success!

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Get your tickets to our first annual Build Bash!

Apr 15, 2014

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Get your tickets to GSG’s First Annual Build Bash!

Apr 12, 2014

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A real life example of a girl supporting girls

Mar 26, 2014

One of the goals of Girls Supporting Girls is to engage young people in our community to advocate on behalf of and raise funds to support their peers in the developing world. Our guest blogger, Amy R., is fulfilling that mission. Here’s what she had to say…… On my thirteenth birthday, I had a surprise […]

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All In: Rachel’s McClain’s Charity Poker Night

Mar 15, 2014

“At our house, we love games. That’s why we decided to host a no-limit hold’em poker tournament to benefit Girls Supporting Girls. We invited eight of our poker-playing friends and kept it casual, serving pizza, salad and lots of poker snacks!  The agreement was that half of every player’s ante would go to our cause. […]

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