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The book calling for solutions to empower women and girls helps launch a movement. A PBS documentary in October. Mobile games. A Facebook game. Mini-films with charitable organizations. Inspired individuals like you!
The book calling for solutions to empower women and girls helps launch a movement. A PBS documentary in October. Mobile games. A Facebook game. Mini-films with charitable organizations. Inspired individuals like you!

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In Kenya, out of 492 hours of television news coverage, only 16 hours are dedicated to sharing positive stories about women and girls. That’s less than four percent of total airtime! Nawezesha Dada, a project of Show of Force: Social Good that builds on the work of Half the Sky Movement, is working to change that. Their #TellOurStories campaign urges Kenyan media to air more gender-sensitive content.

Read our blog and join us in challenging broadcasters to share more empowering stories about women and girls: http://bit.ly/1MGKmkQ

#kenya   #socialgood   #TellOurStories  
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First Lady Michelle Obama launched ‪#‎62MillionGirls‬ campaign at the ‪#‎GlobalCitizen‬ Festival to encourage the audience to take action to ensure that girls have equal access to education.

Learn more: http://cnn.it/1FDu7oZ
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At the ‪#‎UNGA‬ Summit in New York City today, Malala urged world leaders to build a future where children in every corner of the earth can live and study in peace.

 ‪#withMalala‬ ‪#‎GlobalGoals‬
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In villages and cities around the world, girls risk everything to go to school. Faridah, who lives outside of Islambad, Pakistan was forced to drop out of school and marry at 15. When she defied her husband's orders to stop going to school, he beat her.

"I totally disagree with my family. I feel it is terribly important that married women and girls also can go to school," she said. "What I learn at school will help me look after my children better, and it will give me and my family a better standard of living."

Read more via The Huffington Post: http://huff.to/1Fb2Ha7

#womensrights   #equality   #pakistan  
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Introducing Show of Force: Social Good, our new digital platform to educate and empower individuals and organizations to take action on pressing issues. Read our blog to learn more about the future of our work and join us in our continued efforts to transform communities worldwide: http://bit.ly/1W91uEb

We created an FAQ sheet to guide our community members through the changes: http://bit.ly/1LHf4ax
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Education is a powerful engine for social change. Happy International ‪#‎PeaceDay‬!
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The television premiere of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide in 2012 and A Path Appears in 2015 received wide positive acclaim, generating thousands of conversations on social media and igniting people's passion to do good.

Since then many of you have asked how you too can make a difference. Next week we'll launch Show of Force: Social Good, a new digital platform that will continue to support you as you make a greater impact in your community and around the world.

Learn more via Show of Force: http://bit.ly/1W91uEb
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Leading Kenyan artist Juliani joins Nawezesha Dada’s campaign to urge the country’s media to share more positive stories about women and girls. Inspired by Half the Sky Movement, Nawezesha Dada is a passionate outcry for the recognition of women and girls as core pillars in the development of our society.

Sign the petition here: http://chn.ge/1MhtMYC

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‪#‎TBT‬ to Nicholas Kristof and actor/advocate Alfre Woodard traveling to Haiti to learn about the work of Sopudep school and the impact on the community.

Watch the three-part documentary series on Netflix: http://nflx.it/1O6wxhn

Purchase the book via Amazon.com: http://amzn.to/1PIYGJN

#tbthursday #NicholasKristof   #AlfreWoodard  
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Every day, our team at Show of Force, the company that produced the documentary series Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and A Path Appears, receives messages from people around the world looking for ways to get involved and make a difference. We knew there was a need to create more media that provided opportunities for individuals and organizations to take action, a need reflected in the results of our recent community survey.

To meet this need we'll be launching Show of Force: Social Good (very soon), a digital platform to connect, educate and empower people to take action on pressing issues. Big and exciting changes are coming, and we hope you will continue to stand with us as we work to transform communities worldwide.

#HalfTheSky   #APathAppears  
#NicholasKristof   #SherylWuDunn   #socialgood   #humanitarian  
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