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Bringing Because I am a Girl to Philly

Bringing Because I am a Girl to Philly.


I just got back home from an amazing weekend with the Because I am a Girl team in Philadelphia. We were invited to the Philadelphia Science Festival as guests of WBEN (the radio station). We had our own little tent where we set up a table full of Because I am a Girl information and fun takeaways for attendees. Read more.

Because I am a Girl hits Philly airwaves

Because I am a Girl hits Philly airwaves.

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As part of our month-long visit to the city of Philadelphia, our Corporate Relations Director Nayna Agrawal had the opportunity to sit down with WBEN talk show host, Marilyn Russell to tell listeners about the Because I am a Girl initiative. Below, Nayna talks about her big debut on the radio waves of Philly. Read more.

Improving child nutrition in Indonesia

Improving child nutrition in Indonesia.

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Here's a great post by Wahdini Hakim, Health Specialist for Plan Indonesia, about a Child Nutrition Project implemented from 2008-2010. The project was such a success that it has been used as a base for our current Food Security and Nutrition Project in Indonesia. Read more.

"So, What About Boys?" report launched at USAID .


Each year we publish a Because I am a Girl report on the state of the world’s girls. The 2011 report, "So, What About Boys?", was recently launched at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID’s) release of its new Gender Equality policy. Read more.

Grains of sand in Rajasthan

Grains of sand in Rajasthan.

by Tessie San Martin

Last week I traveled to Roopwas, India - a village in Bharatpur district, Rajasthan - and met 15 year old Chandni. Chandni wants to be a doctor to help her mother and sister who have HIV/AIDS, but the odds are stacked against her. Read more.

A big thank you to all of our supporters.

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Because of you, Because I am a Girl has won a top spot in Women Deliver 50, a list of the 50 most inspiring ideas and solutions that are delivering for girls and women across the globe! Thank you to everyone who voted - this would not have been possible without you. Read more.