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6 Girls We Celebrate on International Day of the Girl

Society & Culture  (tags: humans, girls, celebration, protection, rights, environment )

- 2020 days ago -
Girls around the world are defying odds every day to break down barriers and advance the fight for education, access to health care and economic stability. On International Day of the Girl we are celebrating some girls who have changed history and


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Pat B (356)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 7:40 am
WOW...what an awesome post, Cher.Thanks to all these girls and women who made a difference for the world we live in today.!!!

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Saturday October 12, 2013, 9:33 am
Ruby Bridges-America at it lowest. Anne Frank, humanity at it lowest.

Veerle D (153)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 1:31 pm
Thanks for this post, Cher.
I read Helen Keller's book and story over 30 years ago, and though closer to home Anne Frank's diary only a month or so ago. Nujood Ali's story personally touches me most though, as it is the most recent and still very much a reality in some parts of the world.

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 1:50 pm
Amazing brave women
Pocahontas is buried by our local church here as she caught some kind of fever and died after leaving London and never made it back to the US There was a celebration for her a couple of years ago Some people came over from Jamestown in the US

Thanks for stories

Kayleigh Harter (9)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 2:11 pm
Amazing stories, thank you.

John De Avalon (36)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 3:06 pm
Inspirational young ladies.

With courage, when there is a fire in your heart, anything is possible....

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 4:28 pm
Beautiful inspiring souls !!!
Thank you for sharing, Cher !

S J (124)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 5:52 pm
Noted happily girls are always amazing, thanks Cher

cynthia l (207)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 8:29 pm
Beautiful thanks for the potent reminders

Patt Tashjian (45)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 9:06 pm
These young ladies lived a lifetime in such few years and they have proven that they were mature beyond their means!! Kudos plus to these ladies of inspiration!!!!

Twyla Sparks (208)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 10:48 pm

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 3:57 am

Winn A (179)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 2:08 pm

Birgit W (160)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 4:34 pm

Ganaisha Calvin (7)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 11:11 pm
thanks for sharing

S S (0)
Monday October 14, 2013, 2:01 pm
Thank you.

Angelene B (148)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 10:52 pm
Nice to see women of color being included in this.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:29 pm
Marie Curie, Dervla Murphy, Margaret Thatcher (love her or loathe her, she was a ground breaker),Malala and many more

Chrissie H (23)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 9:55 am
So many young ladies who have proved to be an inspiration to us all.
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