Why I Stopped Being A Voluntourist

"The Problem With Little White Girls (and Boys): Why I Stopped Being a Voluntourist" - Pippa Biddle

http://www.oneyoungworld.com/about-us Speech from Yeonmi Park telling her story of life in North Korea and calls for action against such human rights violato...

North Korean defector and now college student Park Yeon Mi recently shared her experience of escaping from North Korea at the 'One Young World Summit …

Girls' rights are human rights: Creating a #BrighterFuture - YouTube

Girls’ rights are human rights. Yet, millions of girls around the world are denied an education, life-saving health services, and opportunities for a brighte.

When men were edited out of these images, it revealed a powerful truth about equality.

When men were edited out of these images, it revealed a powerful truth about equality.

Elle UK recently published a video showing how few women are in powerful positions around the world. The video is part of Elle's greater campaign,

Natasha Annie Tonthola: My fight against Malawi's 'hyenas' - BBC News

My fight against Malawi's 'hyenas'

At the age of Natasha Annie Tonthola was subjected to a ritual sexual initiation at the hands of an older man, but that was just the start of her troubles.

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Made From Books: Jewelry that supports literacy organizations worldwide.

An estimated 124 million children and adolescents do not attend school every year. More than 60 million of these are girls. We have chosen to invest in the women of tomorrow. Join us to create positive change in the world.

An estimated 124 million children and adolescents do not attend school every year. We have chosen to invest in the women of tomorrow. Join us to create positive change in the world.

While education isn't an all-encompassing solution for refugee kids, it can make a big difference.

I asked this kid what she wanted to be when she grew up. She said, 'Nothing.'

I asked this kid what she wanted to be when she grew up.

Quake-levelled school in Nepal village rebuilt with Quebecers' help - Montreal - CBC News

Quebecers help rebuild quake-levelled school in Nepal village

Two weeks ago, flowers and tea were prepared for a special celebration outside a newly rebuilt school in the isolated village of Chheskam, Nepal. It was destroyed in the April 2015 earthquake, but has now been rebuilt with the help of a Quebec doctor.

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She's the First | Girls' Education in the Developing World

Have you ever woken up with a business idea that you just knew would change everything? Fatou has. This is her story – the story of what happens when you…

A Follow-Up To “The Problem with Little White Girls (and Boys)”

When I posted “The Problem with Little White Girls (and Boys): Why I Stopped Being a Voluntourist”, I guessed it might get more eyes than usual.

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