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Secretary Hillary Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, CARE and Nike Foundation Join Mediaplanet and Key Industry Leaders in Campaign to Invest in Women and Girls Globally

Press Release   •   Nov 28, 2011 03:19 EST

Today, Mediaplanet Publishing releases the third edition of their Investing in Women and Girls publication series. The publication will be distributed as a special twenty-page broadsheet section within USA Today in the high-impact markets of New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington D.C., and will also be distributed at numerous industry events and online venues.

The World's Greatest Untapped Resource

The publication will raise awareness of the potential women and girls have as the world's greatest untapped resource, highlighting the idea that investing in this group is crucial in achieving global economic progress, political stability and greater prosperity for the world, and inspiring readers to become a part of a worldwide movement.

The report will reach over 3 million readers, and includes contributions from organizations such as Kiva, Vital Voices and the UNAIDS, as well as key opinion leaders like Secretary Hillary Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Leymah Gbowee and Geena Davis.

"... to achieve the economic expansion we all seek, we need to unlock a vital source of growth that can power our economies in the decades to come. And that vital source of growth is women," states Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the publication's foreword.

Mediaplanet's Report

In partnership with 10x10, Aid for Africa, Allstate Foundation, American Association of University Women (AAUW), The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Ashoka Changemakers, (, and Company), CARE, The Coca-Cola Company, The Elders, Ford Foundation, Fork Films , Geena Davis Institute on Gender in the Media, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, Global Business Coalition (GBC), Global Impact, Heifer International, Intel, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), Johnson & Johnson, Kiva, L'Oreal, mothers2mothers, The Nike Foundation, ONE, Pathfinder, Plan International, (RED), Save The Children, Together for Girls, UNAIDS, UNICEF, UN Foundation, UN Women, USAID, U.S. Department of State, Vital Voices, Women Deliver, for International, Women Thrive Worldwide, World Vision and World Bank, the publication creates a collective voice to motivate readers to engage in the global movement to invest in women and girls.

To view this full report click here.