Today is World Teachers’ Day. Who was your favourite teacher at school and why? Did they inspire you? Did they offer you a piece of great advice? Were they always there when you needed them? #ThankYouTeacher #teachersdat
What would you have done if someone told you that you couldn't go to school? This is the reality faced by 66 million girls around the world who are out of school. If you think this is unfair, then like, share and comment on this pic to help raise awareness. And don't forget, there's still time to Raise Your Hand for girls' education. Click through for more info.
As the world prepares to celebrate the first International Day of the Girl this week, Global Press Institute is dedicating the pages of its Newswire to stories about girls around the world. http://globalpressinstitute.org/blog/gpi-celebrates-international-day-girl-all-week
One of the most indomitable people I've ever met is Mukhtar Mai, one of my heroes. A Pakistani woman, she used compensation money after a gang rape to start schools and a women's movement. I've had the honor of speaking twice at her school's commencement.