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“The only thing that can change the girls’ lives is education – education is power”.

Juliet mentors vulnerable adolescent girls in Zambia as part of a UK aid supported programme. She teaches the girls lessons in health, finances and social education, and encourages them to avoid an early marriage. She is also their confidante, helping and supporting them through any problems they may have, and helping them achieve their dreams.

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating girls and women everywhere who are creating better lives for themselves and others by ending child marriage in a generation.
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Want to help build a better world?

The 2015 DFID graduate scheme is now open. Find out more: ow.ly/JITid

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yeah, that aid is going to the 'u.k.' alright.. yeah..?
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Interested in a career in international development?

The 2015 DFID graduate scheme is now open. Find out more: ow.ly/JITid

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lovely smile kind eyes.. even in hard times
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Over 5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Iraq; 2 million of them were displaced by ISIL in 2014. DFID is leading the UK’s humanitarian response to this crisis.

Through funding to the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, and other partners, we’re getting life-saving aid to thousands of people in need across northern Iraq: http://ow.ly/JALOX
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+Josephine Murray I know.. not many do.. nevermind, it's on the wrong page.. 
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In Mozambique – a country where the odds are stacked against girls – Minister Lindsay Northover met the women who offer inspiration for the future. Read her blog at: http://ow.ly/JkcEW

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This is okay, but we need to closer scrutinise arms export licenses and export of arms trade generally as pipe-lines in, one dispute and walla, it is smitherines.
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Preventing violence against women and girls is vital for achieving better lives for individual women, their families and communities around the world.

This V Day rise with Justine Greening against the violence and help girls and women reach their full potential.

#VAWG #Rise4Revolution #1BillionRising
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“My dad wanted to marry me off. I wanted an education.”

On International Women’s Day this Sunday we’ll be celebrating girls like Mantegbosh who are determined to create better lives for themselves and others by ending child marriage in a generation. Join us!

Plus find out more about how UK aid is helping girls avoid child marriage and stay in school in Ethiopia: http://ow.ly/JUOfw

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Hail to the Chief!

As we approach International Women's Day 2015, we'd like to share our appreciation for all those who are campaigning to improve the lives of girls and women across the world.

Chief Chamuka, a traditional leader in Zambia, is a great example - he's striving to end child marriage in his community.

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It's Student Volunteering Week! So if you've ever thought about volunteering abroad now might be the time to do it!

International Citizen Service (ICS) is a UK government-funded development programme that brings together 18 to 25-year-olds from all backgrounds to fight poverty overseas and in the UK.

If you've got the ambition to make a difference, find out how to apply here: http://www.volunteerics.org/why-choose-ics
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"Without this help, I think we would die from the cold". Watch Syrian refugee Warda's moving story, and see how ‪#‎UKaid‬ and UNHCR are helping her cope with the winter in northern Iraq: http://ow.ly/JwuHG
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Violence against women and girls affects 1 in 3 women worldwide.

Baroness Northover is rising to support people around the world taking a stand against the violence.

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STIFF-WILL INITIATIVE ALLIANCE is a CBO registered to counteract oppresion of women children and specifically the girl child in the remote areas of Kenya. We work with,for and amongst the ultrapoor rural population faced with severe deprivation amidst emerging challenges of modernity. We hereby seek assistance to lay interventions against FGM,forced early marriages, poverty,gender oppression and illiteracy. Please come to our aid.Contact nickkamau34@gmail.com
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Behind the scenes of the Ebola crisis, ordinary people have been doing extraordinary work to help defeat the disease: http://ow.ly/IXGGi

From cleaners and teachers to local village leaders - meet the Ebola heroes: http://bit.ly/ebolaheroes

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We lead the UK’s work to end extreme poverty.
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We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.