Investing in an educated, healthy, skilled, and empowered girl today means she will have the tools to reinvest back into her family, her community, and our world tomorrow. A strong educational foundation is essential to the success of girls, and their communities, around the world.
Over a 5 day period in Mozambique, the Measles Initiative - together with partners UNICEF, the World Health Organization, and the UN Foundation - worked with local governments to vaccinate 3.6 million children under the age of 5, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the disease from the country. Learn more and find out how you can help prevent measles at unf2.pub30.convio.net/measles.
A Lasting Impact focuses on the personal experiences of those who have had their lives changed due to the influence of these Girl Up and United Nations Foundation sponsored programs. The video further explores the larger implications that reforms like these create. Take a stand against child marriage today at http://www.GirlUp.org/stopchildmarriage