This compelling video premiered at the Clinton Global Initiative Summit in New York in Sept 2010, as part of talks on the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. It is a beautifully crafted film, clearly presenting the choice we face.

We often hear that educating women is central to the success of the developing world but rarely is it put so simply and so elegantly as it is here.

The Girl Effect Campaign provides a simple solution of breaking the poverty cycle in developing countries through the empowerment and education of girls. With 50million girls living in poverty, the time to choose is now.

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Blue Ventures is an award winning marine conservation charity. We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities. On our Beyond Conservation blog you can hear voices from the front line of marine conservation written by our staff and volunteers.

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