Check out this cool video on the Girl Effect.
The “Girl Effect” is the powerful social and economic change brought about when girls have the opportunity to participate in their society. Decades of research shows that when women have access to more resources, they put their money towards making sure their children have better nutrition, education and health care.
The first step is investing in girls and it is one of the surest routes to ending poverty in the developing world. Check it out at http://www.girleffect.org/#/video/