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11.10.12 Malala Day

The UN has declared Nov 10, 2012 as Malala Day. A day to stand up for every girl's education. 32 million girls globally are denied basic freedom to learn every day. Stand with Malala because every girl deserves an education.

"Malala Yousa
fzai sits in a hospital room surrounded by thousands of gifts, cards and messages of support from around the world, a feeling that has left her “inspired and humbled,” according to her father, who appeared in a video released Friday. “She wants me to tell everyone how grateful she is and is amazed that men,women and children from across the world are interested in her well-being,” Ziauddin Yousafzai said."--Sarah Kneezle {Time World}

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Bake Sale at ATSS

Cupcakes, cake pops, macaroons, cookies were amoung some of the delectables at today's Bake Sale. So grateful to all the dedicated students at ATSS that helped put this "Bake Sale" on to help create awareness on the issue of gendercide & gender discrimination.

Many thanks to all the teachers, principals and students that came out and showed their support, together we can create a better world where EVERY GIRL MATTERS.

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Malala Yousafzai: Education Activist, Shot & Wounded

This is what change looks like; this is our future.  Get well beautiful girl, the world is waiting for you.  

Malala Yousafzai, a well-known equality activist in Swat, Pakistan, was shot and seriously wounded by the Taliban on a school bus filled with fellow classmates on Oct. 9 The 14-year-old girl was targeted because of her efforts to promote education for girls. Reports indicate that she has been sent to the United Kingdom for treatment Monday, saying she would require prolonged care to fully recover from the physical and psychological effects of the attack. May she recouver well and soon, the world needs more Malalas.

Day of the Girl: 10.11.12

 

The United Nations has declared Oct 11, 2012 as the first "Day of the Girl." 

The International Day of the Girl is about “helping galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” (United Nations General Assembly Resolution 12.9.11).  The day is an opportunity to speak against injustices and to advocate for gender equality.

Please stop by at Seven Oaks Mall in Abbotsford, BC on this day as we have a dedicated booth to raise awareness on the issue of gendercide as well as connect and discuss all things GirlKIND and how you can help.

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