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No Girl Left Behind: It’s Time to Step Up for Girls’ Rights in Crises

October 11 is the second annual International Day of the Girl Child. This year’s theme is Innovating for Girls’ Education. At events worldwide, key stakeholders are gathering to highlight the role innovation plays in advancing girls’ education and empowerment.

The fulfillment of girls’ right to education is a binding obligation and a moral imperative in all contexts, including when people are affected by war or natural disasters. Peace and stability are not pre-conditions for girls’ rights.

Read the full piece on Trust.org here (this link no longer exists).