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UPDATE: Afghan Girls Twice Denied Visas Just Won Silver Medals

These Afghan girls who were twice denied visas to the United States were just given silver medals in recognition of their perseverance and cultural triumph. The high school students were competing in the First Global Challenge – a robotics competition based out of Washington D.C. Despite not being from any

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White House Intervenes to Grant Rejected Afghan Girls Entry to U.S. for Robotics Contest

The Trump Administration overturned its recent decision to deny the visas of a female team of Afghani students participating in a world robotics competition. The drama of the school girls’ denied visas was widely covered by mainstream media. Even though Afghanistan is not included in the recent travel ban on

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Meet the First Girl Scout Troop For Homeless Kids in New York City

The confident female youngsters who make up Girl Scout Troop 6000 may not seem especially out of the ordinary, but there’s more to the members than meets the eye. All 22 young members of the troop are residents of the Sleep Inn, a 10-story homeless shelter in Queens, New York City,

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Teen Survives Shot to the Head: “I am tougher than a bullet”

After two months spent recovering in the hospital, Deserae Turner is finally returning home. The 14-year-old girl was mugged in February and shot in the head while being robbed. Deserae was later found by family friends conducting a search party in a dried Creek bed and was taken to the Primary

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12-Year-old Girl Outsmarts Carjacker and Saves Little Sister

A 12-year-old girl may not seem like much of a match for an adult carjacker – but that wasn’t the case for Maddie Weiler. Maddie and her 7-year-old sister Molly were on the way to the Busch Gardens theme park in Virginia on Saturday when they witnessed a car accident happen

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Thousands of Indian Doctors Fight Sexism by Delivering Baby Girls For Free

Since this compassionate doctor started his efforts to challenge sexism seven years ago, 17,000 other medical officials have joined him on his mission to change public perception of giving birth to baby girls. In light of Indian families berating mothers for giving birth to girls instead of boys, Dr. Ganesh Rakh

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4 Young Girls on GoFundMe Have Done More for the World Than Most Adults

The old saying “girls rule, boys drool” may not be exactly true, but these four young females are making a huge difference in their communities despite their age. From providing supplies to the local homeless people or promoting literacy amongst fellow youngsters, these girls are kicking butt in ways that some

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