Game Day for Girls

October 11th was the first International Day of the Girl, recognized by NGOs around the world via a series of awareness strategies and marked by the United Nations by the passing of resolutions and sharing of statistics.  It was also the day that 14 year-old Malala Yousufzai was in a Pakistani hospital fighting for her life after being shot in the head by a Taliban militant because she used her voice and intellect to advocate for access to education for girls.  The latter incident is a shocking reminder of how far girls still have to go and how much they risk in imagining a world ...more