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Share This: Social Media to Empower Women (2.20.15)

Here are this week's top shareable Facebook and Twitter posts from Women Thrive Worldwide.

Why the Poorest Girls Are Failing to Learn in Pakistan

Posted by Baela Raza Jamil

Baela Raza Jamil (below) is Director of Programs ITA and Country Head of ASER Pakistan.

First Look: President Obama’s Budget & Funding for Gender Programs

Posted by Christine Hart

Today, President Obama released his budget request for fiscal year 2016 and the Congressional Budget Justifications for each agency. His request for the international affairs budget totals $54.8 billion, a very slight increase over last year’s request—this figure includes funding for all the diplomatic and development operations of the Department of State, U.S.

Women’s Rights Threatened in DRC

Oscar Mungaliki is Coordinator for Centre de Formation et d’Action pour le Développement, a women’s rights group working in South Kivu on literacy for women. Emily Bove is Director of Women Thrive’s Global Partnerships Network.  Additional information was provided by Salima Lehani Munga of Action des Femmes a la Non-Violence.