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Girl Up Talks Girls’ Education on MDG500

They’re big, they’re bold, and they’re bringing a brighter future. The United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will go down in history as being a unified global effort to reinvigorate the fight against world poverty.

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Mistie Bass: Fab Female Friday

The Girl Up family gets bigger by the day. Welcome, Mistie Bass! This WNBA star, Duke University graduate, and passionate humanitarian is now also the newest Girl Up Champion.

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Celebrate International Youth Day: Take Action Tuesday

On August 12, the global community celebrates International Youth Day— a day where the world turns its attention to the incredible potential of its youth and acknowledges the real impact that young people have already made in their communities.

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Make Girls Count on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Today marks the first ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons, a day to raise awareness of this global problem, explore solutions and show solidarity with the victims of human trafficking. We’re supporting the effort to end human trafficking by advocating for the Girls Count Act.

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Pledge to end child marriage and FGM: Take Action Tuesday

Today, the UK government and UNICEF will co-host the first ever Girls Summit, bringing together people from around the world to discuss ways to end child marriage and FGM. Will you join in and show your support?

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ACT NOW: Because this just happened

It’s here. It’s finally here. The Girls Count Act of 2014 was just introduced in the Senate – and we have to act now! Here’s what you need to know:

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A Birthday Gift for Malala: Fab Female Friday

Over the course of two years, the name Malala Yousafzai has become synonymous to strength, courage, and resilience. Join the global community on July 14 by raising your voice this Malala Day and making Malala’s 17th birthday wish come true!

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The Magic of the Girl Up Leadership Summit

What happens when you put 175 passionate girl leaders (and one brave boy!) from 28 states and 6 countries in one room? Magic - Girl Up Leadership Summit kind of magic.

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What Refugee Girls and All Girls Deserve: An Education

The only time I had ever heard the word refugee was rocking out to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ song simply titled “Refugee.” It wasn’t until I had the opportunity to visit and interact with refugee girls in Ethiopia that I finally understood what that word meant.

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The World Cup and Girls: Take Action Tuesday

In two days, the eyes of the world will be looking toward Brazil. Earth-shaking cheers, faces painted with pride, and 32 international teams will commence the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Girl Up is not missing this global moment – and neither should you. 

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