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BLOWING BUBBLES FOR GIRLS

August 30, 2016

This is the third time we have held Bubbles Beyond Borders, and the purpose of the event is to involve the community in assisting girls… READ MORE

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GLOBAL CAMPAIGN FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS TO HOLD EVENT IN YUMA

August 17, 2016

A group advocating for women’s rights will blow bubbles for a cause Saturday morning at Gateway Park, and  the community is invited to join… READ MORE

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#SHARETHELOVE: LEAVING NO VALENTINE BEHIND

February 18, 2016

The Leave No Girls Behind International girls gave each female patient and certain staff members a rose… READ MORE

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LITERATURE HAVEN OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

August 31, 2015

From putting their idea on paper, to collecting books and finding a location, the long awaited Leave No Girl Behind International (LNGBI) Book Exchange Club was officially opened on Saturday morning… READ MORE

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BUBBLES FOR EQUALITY

August 12, 2015

Bubbles Beyond Borders – Empowerment Fair will take place on August 22, and the event will be open for the entire community. It promises to be an educational day for men, women, boys and girls alike… READ MORE

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PATEL SISTERS PREPARE TO LAUNCH LITERARY HAVEN

July 9, 2015

It has been said that a book is a dream you could hold in your hands, if that is true, Newcastle is will be able to share their dreams within the next two weeks… READ MORE

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SPEAKING UP FOR ‘SOMETHING’

April 12, 2015

With vision and determination, the girls participated in Skype sessions with people from all walks of life, connected with girls from around the world and discussed issues that play a role in their day-to-day lives… READ MORE

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CLANCY TUCKER’S BLOG: BUBBLES BEYOND BORDERS

August 15, 2014

When Boko Haram abducted more than 200 Nigerian girls from their school in April, sisters and co-founders of Leave No Girl Behind International, Haseena and Shameema Patel reacted as expected: with outrage that turned into action… READ MORE

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BLOWING BUBBLES FOR GIRLS

August 4, 2014

Newcastle sisters Shameema and Haseena Patel are passionate about the rights of girls and women around the world. They have dedicated their lives creating awareness among women that they have the right to be treated equally… READ MORE

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STOP CHILD ABUSE NOW: INTERVIEW WITH BILL MURRAY

July 15, 2014

Tonight’s special guest is Haseena Patel from South Africa, a returning NAASCA family member who’s a girls’ empowerment coach, activist, speaker and author. She’ll be appearing to talk about the Bubbles Beyond Borders campaign… LISTEN HERE

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ST. DOMINIC’S ACADEMY GIRL EMPOWERMENT

June 11, 2014

The LNGBI Girls Power Circle is an empowerment model created by Leave No Girl Behind International, a girls empowerment organisation founded by Haseena and Shameema Patel. The organisation is based on the principle that when the world is a better place for girls and women, it becomes a better place for all of humanity. Girls… READ MORE

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PATEL SISTERS INTEND TO LEAVE NO GIRL BEHIND

June 2, 2014

“The campaign is about women and girls from across the world getting the respect, the education and freedom they deserve,” said Shameema… READ MORE

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GIRLS’ POWER CIRCLE SPREADS LOVE FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

February 14, 2014

The girls spent this day showing appreciation to hard working women and mothers, by adding some extra sunshine and smiles… READ MORE

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STOP CHILD ABUSE NOW: INTERVIEW WITH BILL MURRAY

December 18, 2013

Tonight’s special guest is Haseena Patel from South Africa, here to talk about her work as a girls’ empowerment coach, activist, speaker and author. Girls’ empowerment, along with gender equality, has always been something that Haseena felt strongly about, and in 2010, together with her sister, Shameema, she founded Leave No Girl Behind International. Their organization inspires girls to live up to their own potential and raises awareness about the necessity of empowering girls, through international projects and programs…. LISTEN HERE

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CLANCY TUCKER’S BLOG:  HASEENA PATEL – ACTIVIST, SPEAKER AND AUTHOR

July 28, 2013

Girls’ empowerment, along with gender equality, has always been something that Haseena felt strongly about, and in 2010, together with her sister, Shameema Patel, she founded Leave No Girl Behind International.  This is an organization that inspires girls to live up to their own potential and raises awareness about the necessity of empowering girls, through international projects and programs… READ MORE

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WTL 5: MEET SHAMEEMA AND HASEENA PATEL

January 24, 2013

Haseena and Shameema Patel are sisters and authors currently based in Newcastle South Africa.  They are also the founders of Leave No Girl Behind International.  This organization is dedicated to empowering girls worldwide through international projects and programs that inspire girls and women to live up to their own potential, while also raising awareness about the necessity of empowering girls… READ MORE

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