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. ...
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. Tutu and Mrs. Leah Tutu to Co-Chair Global Forum for Girls’ Education
Archbishop Tutu and Mrs. Tutu strongly endorse providing educational opportunities to girls and young women all over the world. “Leah and I are happy to support this endeavor. Education is the key to eradicating poverty, reducing disease, improving local economies and facilitating peace. We see this Forum as a wonderful means of establishing strong partnerships to grant girls this fundamental human right and, by doing so, improving life for all members of society,” said Archbishop Emeritus Tutu