International Day of the Girl - October 11th.
October 11th, a special day honoring young women, is supposed to be a reminder for all of us to lift up young girls around the world. Last week girls marched all over the world to demand equal power, freedom and representation for girls and young women. International Day of the Girl increases awareness of issues girls face around the world. For example, did you know that globally, one in four girls are married before age 18. That is hard to get my head around. This year girls