domingo, 2 de junho de 2013

Girl Rising

10x10 is a global action campaign for girls' education, founded by award-winning journalists at The Documentary Group and Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions, along with strategic partner, Intel Corporation. Centered by the new feature film, Girl Rising, 10x10 uses the power of storytelling and the leverage of strategic partnerships to deliver a simple, critical truth: Educate Girls and you will Change the World.

Why girls
Educated girls dramatically improve the well-being of their families, their communities, and their countries - multiplying the impact on society. Educating girls will..

reduce poverty
reduce child mortality
reduce population growth
reduce HIV infection rates
change the conditions that lead to terrorism
reduce corruption

a new paradigm

10x10 is creating a new paradigm in social-issue filmmaking by bringing together production and advocacy right from the get-go. 10x10 partners with forward-thinking nonprofits, celebrities, policy leaders, corporations and concerned citizens like you to build a global movement to demand equal opportunity for girls.

The film

Girl Rising is a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned actresses.

goal 1

Big change starts small. The first step toward success is simple: pass it on. We know that educating girls will change the world. The more people who share that message - through social networks, at the dinner table, in boardrooms, in rural villages - the more support we build. By spreading the word, 10x10 is changing minds.

goal 2

10x10 partners with the pros in the field - organizations with proven track records of educating girls. By telling stories of their work and directing donations to their programs that help girls get into and stay in school, 10x10 is changing lives.

goal 3

10x10 partners with policy leaders to influence governments and global institutions. Laws that ensure every girl has an equal opportunity to reach her full potential must be enacted - and enforced. By keeping up the pressure, 10x10 can help change policy

Prove it

The evidence is overwhelming - educating girls dramatically improves the well-being of their families, communities and countries. Learn more by diving deeper with these excellent resources from our friends at the Coalition for Adolescent Girls, the Population Council, the Girl Effect, and the Global Campaign for Education.

AWatch the Girl Rise Trailer

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