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Support Women on International Women's Day

 

 

Earlier this week, we showed you some statistics that illustrated the disparity in opportunity between women and men around the world. It can be overwhelming sometimes to address a big, global issue like this, but there's good news:

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March 8 is International Women's Day

It's no secret that there is a global disparity between opportunities for women and men. Women in developing nations, or in areas of extreme poverty, are particularly vulnerable to the gender gap. 

This Friday is International Women's Day, and the theme this year is "Balance for Better." The statistics below illustrate the imbalance we see in some countries today. But at GHNI, we're hopeful that someday soon, we'll see a balance for women and men in opportunity, education, income, and security. 

 

3 Ways Men Can Support International Women's Day

This Friday, March 8, is recognized as International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day was first recognized by the United Nations in 1975, and it has been celebrated annually ever since.

Internationalwomensday.com describes the goal of this day as “celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.”

U Village Graduates TCD Program!

*U Village, Sri Lanka

 

Two months prior, the committee had informed the parents that the ownership of the tutoring program would be handed over to them in December 2018. Most of the parents were present. We explained to them the importance of carrying out all the Transformational Community Development (TCD) teaching taught to them and to explain it to the neighboring villages so that they will be able to adopt TCD.

 

New Life Direction

Sindh Province, Pakistan

 

Computer Center

 

Through computer technology, we are equipping the youth for their better future. Many students have already completed the training. Some are working at their job, and some have their own coaching centers.

 

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Taking Ownership of Development

*DG Village, Nepal

 

During this quarter, I've been following up by teaching lessons on health, hygiene, and disease prevention to the children’s and women’s groups. The community responded saying that Transformational Community Development (TCD) lessons are so simple but very necessary and powerful tools for community development.

 

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