Posts Tagged as ‘The Girl Effect’

culture shocker: Groups say to feed hungry women and children, don’t give the money to men

Take your time while digesting the following facts from the World Food Programme… * women produce 60-80% of food in developing nations * women control $14 trillion in worldwide assets * women are the breadwinners in one out of three households worldwide …and these: * 60 percent of the world’s chronically hungry people are women and [...]

March 11, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: The Girl Effect has an effect on us

We’ve been fans of The Girl Effect for some time now. Just go to their site and click, “disagree.” They make absolute sense.  See – they show how communities benefit when women are educated because these women statistically having less children and are more likely to educate their children. And on average, women reinvest 90 percent [...]

February 24, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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