In most developing countries, fewer than 50 percent of girls complete primary school, according to the United Nations. Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination.
The Global Food Security Act would advance women farmers’ access to resources and markets, which is key to women’s economic empowerment writ large.
The International Violence Against Women Act is vital legislation to address and prevent violence against women and girls worldwide. It's currently in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Today, more girls than ever are in school around the world. But they aren’t always learning the knowledge and skills they need to thrive.
In some countries, as many as 70 percent of women and girls experience gender-based violence. We can do better. Please sign Women Thrive's petition urging Secretary of State John Kerry to make ending gender-based violence a centerpiece of the United States' foreign assistance.