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October 9, 2019

Is International Day of the Girl a Gimmick?

By Anne Wadsworth

Fight for Global Gender Equality Every Day, Not Just Once a Year October 11th of each year has been crowned by the United Nations as the International Day of the Girl. Spoiler alert — it’s a gimmick. It is a ploy by the UN body to grab the world’s attention and direct it towards global…

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October 8, 2019

Another Voice: International Day of the Girl

By Anne Wadsworth

*This op-ed originally ran in the Buffalo News on October 7, 2019.  Millions of girls around the world are out of school, simply because they are a girl. October 11 is International Day of the Girl, a day when advocates around the world highlight the critical need for global gender equality. It’s a day to…

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October 8, 2019

October 11th is International Day of the Girl

By Girls Education Collaborative

 Tuesday, October 8, 2019                       MEDIA ALERT & PHOTO OP October 11th is International Day of the Girl Buffalo-based Girls Education Collaborative Highlights  Five Ways To Be a Part of The Movement Buffalo, NY – On October 11th, the world will unite in celebrating International Day of the Girl (IDG). This…

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September 11, 2019

Just back from Kitenga…

By Anne Wadsworth

It’s a quiet, rainy, Sunday morning – just the welcoming setting I awaited before jotting down some reflections from my recent Kitenga visit.  Trip #22? 23? 24? Somewhere along the line I lost count but have come to realize that in reality, Kitenga, Tanzania has become my “second home”. And as it has happened with…

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November 21, 2018

Educating Girls… Changing Our World

By Erin Klass

Have your gift make an even great impact!   All #GivingTuesday gifts will be matched 1:1 On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, GEC will be kicking off a special #GivingTuesday campaign.  Please help us reach our goal of raising $5,000. To make an even greater impact-  on #GivingTuesday only- ALL gifts will be matched 1:1 by our…

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November 20, 2018

To My Dearest Friends on Thanksgiving…

By Anne Wadsworth

“Anne, please, when you get home, tell everyone at GEC how thankful we are.  Really! Look what’s here. We are so grateful” Sister Lucy Rukwembe My Dear Friends, I am writing to you as I start my journey home after nearly a month in a remote area in northern Tanzania where a remarkable school for…

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