An unprecedented attack on the rights of women stirred the hearts of many of us in 2012.
A national drive to bring attention to the “War on Women” was proof that it was a problem, and brought out not just women to vote – but women to run. Here we see the outcome, more women making decisions that affect women and their families and communities, their states, and their country.
Last session it was only 24.3% – now its 32.8% – let’s see if we can make that 51%
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Bring your signs.
We have a lot to say to NH and the world.
Maybe we should order in pizza!
Do you believe that all girls should have the opportunity to go to school? Do you believe that educating girls around the world and allowing them to become leaders in their communities and countries will lead to positive changes for everyone?
Girl Rising tells the stories of 9 remarkable girls from around the world, who are striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits and demonstrating the extraordinary strength of the human spirit to overcome the odds. Yet it also carries a powerful message: if we educate girls, we can change the future of some 66 million girls around the world who today only dream of going to school.
The film is produced by an Academy Award nominated director (Richard Robbins) and features the voices of Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys and others.
Take a look at the trailer: http://10x10act.org/girl-rising
A portion of Girl Rising ticket sales will help fund programs for girls, so seeing the film will make a direct impact on girls’ lives.