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Jan 15

Moments of Voice for Malala
Malala Yousufzai, a fifteen year old Pakistani blogger, has been using her voice ...

Nov 27

Information and Communication Technology
A new article in The Guardian explores how information and communication technology can be used to empower girls worldwide. ...

Oct 2

Half the Sky
AUDACIA participants will be interested to see this new piece of work from Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn ...

Aug 17

10.11.12 International Day of the Girl
Thanks to the tireless efforts of AUDACIA participant Plan International, and its partners, the United Nations has declared October 11, 2012 to be the first-ever International Day of the Girl. ...

August 3

DFID Girls’ Education Challenge
DFID, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, is sponsoring a Girls’ Education Challenge. ...

For Want of Water

In drought-stricken Niger, the lack of water becomes a main culprit in school absences. As The New York Times chronicles the story, it is noted that “Everybody worries about the lack of water, but it is the children, principally girls, tasked with searching for it.” Read more about how the lack of readily-available clean water can cause students to arrive late to school, or skip it altogether.  [Photo credit: UN Photo by Stuart Price]