Today is the International Day of the Girl. Stand Up at Noon.

Stand Up for the woman or girl who inspires you.

Stand Up for the 66 million girls around the world who are out of school.

Wherever you are, rally your community, in person and online, and stand up together for your global sisters.

Stand Up for all the girls in our LitClubs around the world, who so hunger to read and write.

Stand Up for Malala Yousafzai, the girl who fights for education, and winner of the European Union Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

Stand Up because recognizing that everyone in the world has a story is how peace begins.