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One girl can make a difference in the lives of girls around the world, and Girl Up Youth Champion Priyanka is proof! Check out this inspiring video about Priyanka's Girl Up group at Stanford University. A special thanks to HooplaHa for producing!

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Take a #PromGirlUp Selfie: Take Action Tuesday

Grab your phones, it’s time to take a selfie! PromGirl.com has launched the #PromGirlUp selfie contest – a fun and easy way to support Girl Up and adolescent girls around the world from the comfort of your own smart phone.

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Meet Fautima: Leading Refugee Girls in Ethiopia

Her parents left their native country hoping for a better future. So did my parents. She is the first in her family to attain a higher education. So am I.

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Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation: Take Action Tuesday

Girls, calling all girls! Hillary and Chelsea Clinton want to hear from YOU! This Thursday, April 17, The Clinton Foundation will present Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation as part of its No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project to begin a dialogue with girls across the country about their lives, experiences and hopes for the future.

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The UN Foundation Is Going to India and You’re Invited: Take Action Tuesday

Buckle up! On April 9, the United Nation’s Foundation is taking a trip halfway around the world to partake in a collaborative and innovative event called India +SocialGood. Why India, you ask? Well...

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Must-Hear Words from Lupita Nyong'o: Fab Female Friday

The past few months have been action-packed for actress Lupita Nyong’o. From one award to the next, culminating in an Academy Award for her role as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave, Lupita has been lighting up screens everywhere with her gracious and insightful acceptance speeches.

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Global Moms Relay: Take Action Tuesday

Get this: Sharing an inspiring story on social media can help girls and mothers around the world lead happy, healthy lives. How? The Global Moms Relay! 

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Get Happy with Pharrell and UN Foundation: Take Action Tuesday

“Happy” makes us happy, and that’s why the United Nations Foundation has partnered with singer and songwriter Pharrell to celebrate this year’s International Day of Happiness on March 20. Here’s how you can join in on the happy.

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Women Making a Difference for Syria

State Department's Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman interviews two remarkable women who are making a positive impact in the lives of Syrians.

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#NoGenerationLost for the Children of Syria: Take Action Tuesday

It has been three years since the civil war in Syria started, changing the lives of more than 5 million children. As the devastating conflict approaches its fourth year, the No Lost Generation initiative reminds us that the children of Syria cannot be forgotten.

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Somayya Jabarti is Writing History in Saudi Arabia: Fab Female Friday

With International Women’s Day right around the corner, the news of Somayya Jabarti being appointed Saudi Arabia’s first female newspaper editor is pure poetry.

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