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From the Peace Corps:

Earlier this year, five Peace Corps Volunteers from the central highlands region of Madagascar gathered in the nation’s capital of Antananarivo to facilitate a weeklong GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) camp for young female leaders from their respective towns. The five Agriculture Volunteers selected four young women each from their respective communities, ages of 13-16, along with an adult chaperone to attend the camp. The aim was to equip young Malagasy women, who show potential for leadership, with the necessary skills to make healthy life choices as well as advance their personal, professional and academic goals.

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control finds that as women in the United States are delaying motherhood, the rate of teen births is at a historic low. Learn more about the findings.

Image description: Today is International Women’s Day. These suffragettes advocated for votes for women in front of the White House around 1917 or 1918.
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Image description: Today is International Women’s Day. These suffragettes advocated for votes for women in front of the White House around 1917 or 1918.

Photo from the National Archives

Wear red to show your support for women’s heart health.