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from The Huffington Post

The Power of V-Day and Why #BringBackOurGirls Is Not Enough

This picture again captures Beneatha's desire to gain an education as a women. Beneatha also believes that her education is her ticket out of poverty.

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from sofeminine.co.uk

Waris Dirie biography and accomplishments - 10 black women who’ve changed history: famous black women

Waris Dirie ≈Circumcised at the age of 3 in the name of tradition, Waris Dirie has made the fight against female genital mutilation the major combat of her life. The daughter of Somalian nomads, Waris Dirie fled her country at the age of 13 to escape an arranged marriage with a 60-year-old man and moved to London. While in London, she was spotted in the street by a photographer and so her career as an international model and an (almost) fairytale life began...

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Kofi Annan, 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace jointly with the United Nations "for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world."

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from Bloglovin’

Knowledge (Venspired Learning)

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. - Kofi Anon http://ePerceptum.com

Offer protection to those who need extra support #equality #fairness www.values.com

Women are the change to the rest of the world! #women #empower#fashiontakesaction

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“We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.” Kofi Annan

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Syria and refugees: the case for compassion Kofi Annan reflects on the shocking images of children who have suffered in the Syrian conflict and asks whether the world has done enough, both in protecting civilians within Syria and those who have fled.

The Elders launch their new report on refugees and mass migration, calling for political will to ensure that responsibility is truly shared between countries, and that the vulnerable are protected.