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Hope for the girl child
This briefing paper to the member states of the Commission on the Status of Women at its 51st session shares some of World Visionís programmes and lessons learned through our work to improve the status of the girl child. Reports from five countries (El Salvador, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Armenia, India and Ghana) describe the context and the significant challenges facing girls, as well as some promising practices and recommendations for upholding their rights through education, empowerment, community change and eliminating discrimination and violence. World Vision calls upon all governments to address the problem of gender inequity, by providing a framework through which states can act, and citizens and development actors can help hold them accountable. Read more...
World Vision's submission to the 2007 Commission on the Status of Women


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