In the dead of night on April 15, 2014, nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their beds in Chibok, Nigeria, setting off the worldwide “Bring Back Our Girls” campaign. Today most of the girls are still missing. Each day for more than 500 days, the families of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls march in Nigeria's streets in the hope of spurring action to rescue their daughters.
The Global Food Security Act would advance women farmers’ access to resources and markets, which is key to women’s economic empowerment writ large.
The International Violence Against Women Act is vital legislation to address and prevent violence against women and girls worldwide. It's currently in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Today, more girls than ever are in school around the world. But they aren’t always learning the knowledge and skills they need to thrive.
In some countries, as many as 70 percent of women and girls experience gender-based violence. We can do better. Please sign Women Thrive's petition urging Secretary of State John Kerry to make ending gender-based violence a centerpiece of the United States' foreign assistance.