refugee girls have options - to an
education, to marry when and whom they
want and to realize their dreams.
Share #theolivelaeffect … And on this International Day of the Girl, let’s join together to improve the lives of girls everywhere …
On International Day of the Girl, Olivela has committed to support our partner Malala Fund in their dedicated efforts to secure education for the world’s must vulnerable girls—those denied education. You can join the support effort by sharing this video message: everyone who heads to our site and enters an email will have one day of school donated in her name through Malala Fund. Post, share, like, and share some more.
There are 1.1 billion girls in the world today. Talent is equally distributed, opportunity is not. According to our partner Malala Fund, 130 million girls are out of school today. Challenges to girls’ education—such as poverty, war and gender discrimination—differ between countries and communities.
According to the United Nations, ” … the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. Adolescent girls have the right to a safe, educated, and healthy life, not only during these critical formative years, but also as they mature into women”