Below are photos of three women who have been agents of change in their cultures and countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Afghanistan). To learn about a group that is devoted to empowering women and girls worldwide, keep reading this blog.
- Out of the 900 million illiterate adults on the planet, 2/3 are women.
- Half of the world's food is produced by women, but they only own 1% of the farmland
- Only 15% of the elected legislatures in the world are female.
Phil Borges feels passionately about the need to improve the lives of women and girls everywhere. According to him, "When women are free to make the most of their skills and ideas, they create a rising tide that lifts all boats."
If you would like to be a part of this movement, click on http://www.stirringthefire.org/.
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