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Apr
2014

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By Rachael Benjamin

GR takes center stage at WITW

On 07, Apr 2014 | No Comments | In News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

Once again, The DocGroup’s Girl Rising brought down the house at the Women in the World Summit in NYC.

This year, Senna from Peru brought her powerful poetry to Lincoln Center. Take a moment and watch the fearless performance that brought the audience to their feet.

Senna was joined onstage by Get Lit poet, Marquesha Babers, who performed her poem inspired by Senna’s warrior spirit.

18

Feb
2014

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By Rachael Benjamin

Homeland Confusion in DC

On 18, Feb 2014 | No Comments | In News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

Homeland Confusion premiered on Capitol Hill last week for former and current Congressional and homeland security officials.

Produced for the Annenberg Public Policy Center, the film examines a key unfulfilled recommendation of the 9/11 Commission: streamlining Congressional oversight of homeland security. Homeland Confusion exposes how Congressional inaction has left the US more vulnerable to terrorist threats and fragmented authority hinders the department’s core mission – keeping Americans safe.

Learn more about the film here.

18

Feb
2014

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Girl Rising Home Edition DVD is here

On 18, Feb 2014 | No Comments | In News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

After months of anticipation, the Girl Rising Home Edition DVD is now available  to order! Bring home the stories of nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world and fighting for their right to be educated.

Purchase the DVD or download the film today!

And don’t forget the Educator’s Edition. It includes exclusive video content and a comprehensive Teacher’s Guide designed for upper elementary, middle and high school, and university levels.

Order here!

18

Mar
2014

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March Madness: GR Style

On 18, Mar 2014 | No Comments | In News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

The DocGroup’s Girl Rising is in the midst of a month long celebration supporting girls’ rights. With nearly 400 successful events already behind us – and a goal of 1,000 by month’s end – Girl Rising continues to build momentum and inspire action for girls all across the world!

For example, on International Women’s Day, women from 12 different grassroots organizations in 12 different countries collaborated by hosting  Girl Rising screenings and Google+ Hangouts during the first ever Girl-Rise-a-thon 12 hour marathon!

It’s not too late to register your own event!

To learn more about Girl Rising, click here.

09

Jan
2014

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Girl Rising Educator’s Edition

On 09, Jan 2014 | No Comments | In News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

The Girl Rising educator’s edition of the film is now available to order.  It includes exclusive video content and a comprehensive Teacher’s Guide designed for upper elementary, middle and high school, and university levels.

The girls of Girl Rising want to be students; with the Girl Rising Educator’s Edition, they’ve become teachers.

Spread the word … bring Girl Rising to your schools, and your children’s schools.  Place your order now.

07

Oct
2013

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By Jessie Fairbanks

Almost 2000 Girl Rising-inspired Events Planned to Celebrate International Day of the Girl

On 07, Oct 2013 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Jessie Fairbanks

On Friday, October 11, Girl Rising will launch a month-long celebration to commemorate International Day of the Girl with screenings, conferences, fundraisers and more in 158 countries worldwide. International Day of the Girl, (October 11), is a UN observance promoting awareness of and action on girls’ rights issues. For more information on hosting a Girl Rising event or joining the celebration, click here.

The Documentary Group’s Girl Rising is a feature film, a global action campaign for girls’ education and a free school curriculum, all of which affirm that educating girls will change the world. You can bring the film to your community, organization or corporation. For more information, click here.