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The VITAL Girls Initiative

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  1. 1. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens.” -Michelle Obama
  2. 2. “The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be rather than recognizing how we are. Imagine how much happier we would be, how much freer to be our true individual selves, if we didn’t have the weight of gender expectations.” -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  3. 3. “I want every little girl who’s told she’s bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills.” -Sheryl Sandberg
  4. 4. “African women in general need to know that it’s OK for them to be the way they are – to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.” –Wangari Maathai
  5. 5. “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” -Maya Angelou
  6. 6. “For every little child, no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.” -Lupita Nyong’o

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