Wednesday, September 07, 2011

The Girl Effect: The Clock is Ticking

I'm not a girl - this is mainly because I was born a boy. Today I came across a website called the Girl Effect - the folks behind this are promoting the "unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world". The first thing is that the Girl Effect website is very cool - interesting use of graphics and large fonts. The videos are very powerful and inspiring - see below for an example:

There are other inspiring videos of young girls trying to make a difference in countries like India, Ethiopia, and Bangladesh. Check it out yourself - it's not just about girls.

Web 2.0 - making a difference.

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