Dear Mr President…

Girls’ letters to their leaders.

Your thoughts (18)

We asked five girls who attended the World Conference on Youth to tell their leaders how to make the Girl Effect happen.

Angeli Siladan’s memo to President Benigno Aquino III, Philippines

Participating in a hackathon (an event where participants find new ways of turning data into useful tools) made me see the vast imagination of girls and their eagerness to tackle problems using technologies. I want to urge you to invest in quality education for girls. Available, accessible and quality education will bridge the gap between girls and women, and success.

Hilary Clauson’s memo to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Canada

Education in Canada must encourage women to enter science and engineering to increase the number of career choices open to them. Formal education should be complemented by non-formal education opportunities that teach leadership skills and empower girls to take an active role in their communities.

Chamathya Fernando’s memo to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka

For girls and young women to have access to equal opportunities and the ability to make our own decisions, boys and men are essential. Please consider girls' and women's empowerment as key priorities. Promote female representation in parliament to enable girls and young women to become future leaders. For this to happen, law and order needs to be effective, efficient, transparent, accurate and unbiased.

Elisabeth Chatuwa’s memo to Peter Mutharika, President of Malawi

The government can achieve equal access to quality education by opening more girls' schools and providing free education. I think the curriculum should include lessons on the effects of HIV, child marriage and early pregnancy to give girls information they need to make life-changing decisions.

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I'm Isihle and I am new here and who are you guys doing today and I am 10yearsold🙋🙋🙋😘😘😘🥰

Aug. 14, 2022, 7:24 p.m.


Dear Mr President i just wish our country can stop this nasty rassisme we al are's really ruining our lives especially us children hope i make sense 🙂Thank you

July 22, 2022, 8:38 a.m.


Hi my name is Lucy lm new here 🙂☺️

July 20, 2022, 4:12 p.m.

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I mean 0763095131


Me to I am new here


Hey my name is Reatlegile I am new here

July 20, 2022, 3:19 p.m.

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Me too lm new here 🙂🙂


Me too 😏😁🤞


Me to


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Hi my name is ori34 am new here

July 18, 2022, 10:44 a.m.


Hi my name is demicka I'm new here

July 15, 2022, 8:37 p.m.

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Hi girl Welkom 💜




Mxm ,not all presidents will think about y'all, like are you all serious 🤣🤣🤣🤣the only thing that all the presidents love is money, whether you suffering or what not, they don't care.and is this so called #springster even real,dose it even work 🔊🔊 and you think talking to people about your problem ⚠️⛔ take a chill pill and smell the coffee or drink it if smelling it won't help, tell the president about your issues babes not us 🤣🤣🤣🤣as if the presidents will hear you cry Wow🤣🤣🤣😉

July 14, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

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Pls don't give her attention 🙏


Do not give her a chance to talk rubbish, do not mind her


It is true but you don't know if it's real and presidents care how do you think your country is safe and I thank you


Such rubbish


But 100sky our country is not safe.I don't know which country you live in.


Don't think I'm rude but I'm just honest and i honestly don't want you to think I'm just negative but our country isn't safe not at all hun☹


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Dear sir...Norick all so disrespect the rules by drinking alcohol....You can't just suspend us...its very unfair

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Hi Springster. I don't think I understand what you're referring to. Please clarify!

I think she clarified to writing a letter to a "Mr President"




Mbali Zungu you such a boring girl do you know that

guys I need a help as i am school learner I decided to make a plan for me to complete my essays that I did when on Jan due day was on 27 January 2018 so may you please make a plan B if you guys don't mind for my lessons

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

Dear Mr President I think we as a country should consider only having businesses with fair trade organisations. We should also make our own manufactured products, it will benifit the country and all the poor countries in the fairtrade organisations

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

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Thanks for the thoughtful comment Springster.

I want the president to give jobs to the people

I want the president to give jobs to the people


March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

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