Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Girl Effect


Did you know that when women and girls earn income, they invest 90% of it back into their families, as compared to only 30 - 40% for a man?

OR

That out of the world's 130 million out-of-school youth, 70% are girls?

OR

That only one-half of one cent of every aid dollar spent in the developing world is earmarked for girls?

To learn more about how investing in girls can end poverty and help the developing world, watch the video and visit The Girl Effect.



more about "The Girl Effect", posted with vodpod

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