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Tag: Human rights

For these African girls, an alternate rite of passage

Partnering directly with Maasai communities, AmRef developed new ways for young girls to transition into womanhood without FGM.

J.K. Rowling shares why children need families, not orphanages

Lumos founder J.K. Rowling talks about the impact of life in an orphanage and how to end the systematic institutionalization of children worldwide.

Understanding our past to move forward in our future

Harvard professor Dr. Elizabeth Hinton examines the persistence of poverty and racial inequality in the 20th century United States.

Advancing racial equity in America

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Professor of History and International Relations at American University, explores the history of racist ideas in America.

This baseball star wants youth to feel safe at home

Joe Torre founded the Safe At Home Foundation in 2002 to provide healing services to youth who have been traumatized by exposure to violence.

In a Kenyan slum, empowerment comes from education

The grassroots nonprofit SHOFCO knows that educating young women is just the beginning.

Meet the next generation of Kenyan leaders

These are the people that Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) works with every day.

The investment every rural community should make

At Kakenya’s Dream, three holistic, girl-centered, and community-driven programs are creating lasting, sustainable change in rural Kenya.