Our programming focuses on attitude and behavior change - using inspirational content to confront how families, communities, teachers and even girls themselves value girls and girls' education.

Telling True Stories

Our true-life stories exist in many forms, from feature film to storybooks. They feature girls and those that support them - increasing awareness and inspiring individuals who want to stand up for girls in their lives and around the world, but might not know how.

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Scaling through Partnerships

Our diverse partnerships help us reach new audiences, bring visibility to the issues girls face, localize our message and drive deeper impact. Our collaborative efforts became a springboard for action - empowering communities to work toward solutions that prompt lasting change.

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Prioritizing Community Programming

With ENGAGE - a dynamic public-private partnership in India, the Democratic Republic of Congo and northern Nigeria - we’re reaching hundreds of thousands of people through community-based programming, and millions more through television, radio and other mass media initiatives.

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Emphasizing Local Action

Through our global campaign, independent activists rally their communities to break down the social norms that impede girls' access to education and equality. Girls, boys, women and men from around the world share our film and book, participate in our digital actions, organize corporate engagement opportunities and join our Educator Program.

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Inspiring Educators

Girl Rising is a powerful teaching tool, and we’re working to reach students everywhere. Our free, Pearson Foundation-designed curriculum and the Educator’s Edition DVD offer engaging lesson plans, inspiring projects, and other exclusive content to inspire and empower the next generation of global leaders.

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