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Advancing Poverty, Advancing Girls

By Danielle Klenak, October 14, 2016

Eti, a young girl in Bangladesh, wears a bright red printed dress. She stands next to a wash bucket, and behind her, laundry hangs to dry.

Eti should be in school, but instead she is a domestic worker--a child laborer, like so many young girls across the globe.

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Quotable: UN Encourages Young Entrepreneurs

By Corin Seguljic, August 16, 2016

The UN Secretary-General emphasizes that youth are not a liability; they are potential change-makers.

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Circus School Fills in the Gap for Syrian Refugees

By Erika Palomar, July 12, 2016

A circus in Mardin, Turkey helps Syrian children train in art and sports.

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Syrian Teenager's Short Film is featured at Cannes

By Erika Palomar, June 29, 2016

Khaldiya Jibawi, a Syrian refugee, made her first documentary which has been shown at Cannes, Sundance, SXSW and most recently, the LA film festival.

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Skateboarding Arrives in Ethiopia

By Corin Seguljic, June 10, 2016

Ethiopia's first skate park inspires young people to dream big.

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An Instagram sensation, in Za'atari

By Paige Poorman, June 8, 2016

An iPhone photojournalism project ran by teenagers at Za'atari Refugee Camp helps Syrian youth both capture and discover a new normal.

Street Children and their own Olympic-themed Games

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Street Children and their own Olympic-themed Games

By Erika Palomar, May 12, 2016

Street Child United hosts the first Street Child Games ahead of the Rio Olympics this August.

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The week ahead: Zimbabwe bans child marriage

Loveness Mudzuru and Ruvimbo Tsopodzi asked for child marriage to be declared illegal and unconstitutional, saying it was a form of child abuse which trapped girls in lives of poverty and suffering.

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Business and Technology Lift Communities out of Poverty, says President Obama

By Emma Fredieu, August 2, 2015

President Obama highlighted the strength of business and entrepreneurship while co-hosting the Global Entrepreneurship Summit with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.


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