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Girls Rise Through Education

Posted by Sadaf Taimur and Noel Schroeder

Alliance member Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) in Pakistan knows firsthand what can be accomplished when girls’ education is prioritized. ITA’s educational programs break down barriers and help girls access quality learning opportunities, so that they can rise and thrive.

The Revitalized Global Women’s Rights Movement is Coming of Age

Posted by Emily Bove

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Expanding the Conversation to End FGM

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Nevertheless, They Persist: What We Can Learn from Feminist Organizations in India

Posted by Maggie Jeffries

Development has a fraught relationship with feminism.

Why the United States’ Consideration to Defund the U.N. is a Bad Idea

Posted by Martijn Vermeersch

Even before taking office, President Trump disclosed that when it came to the U.N. things would be “different.” Over the last few weeks, we’ve been given a glimpse of what “different” might entail for the future of the 71-year-old international organization whose sole purpose is to uphold peace and security for all.