A group of women meets at a health post to discuss issues of common concern to their community in the south of Ethiopia. Photo by: Nena Terrell/USAID Ehiopia / CC BY-NC

Now in its third week, She Builds continues to create buzz on social media. And it's not only women who've been talking.

Africa Fatherhood

@girleffect I father two girls — ten and eight! The personal is the political #girls #SheBuilds you give me hope for their future

via @FathersAfrica

Irshad Danish

Why invest in #girlseducation? To make an impact http://ow.ly/uKYjn  #SheBuilds @womensworldbnkg @sfallender @MalalaFund @GeneralMills

via @Irshaddanish

Yemurai Nyoni

@WomenDeliver #shebuilds It takes courage for a young person to rise & offer a solution 2 challenges in #Africa & even more 2 support them

via @YNyoni

Akwu Ogbadu

Nations’ sustains economic prosperity with women’s full economic participation. #SheBuilds Read more here: http://ow.ly/uPUlc  #Women

via @goldendov

Jason Brooke

public sector change needs to happen too! women hold just 20% of cabinet positions worldwide http://bit.ly/1d3Y2rY \ #SheBuilds

via @JasonRBrooke

Eric Kacou

For emerging economies to create inclusive growth, women must have the right to own businesses: http://ow.ly/unzsZ  #SheBuilds RT @devex

via @eric_kacou

Moses Egunyu

@wdn A strong network offers a platform for women to get together and dialogue, share experiences and learn from other women #SheBuilds

via @MosesEgunyu

Ian Murdoch

20-30% more food could be grown by women smallholder farms if they had same access to ag resources as men http://ow.ly/uIWAL  #SheBuilds

via @IanABMurdoch

On Facebook, Boua Mamadou Kone acknowledged that success stories about empowering women are everywhere, but progress on women and girls’ rights remains unsteady.

#SheBuilds will continue through the first week of April, and there are many ways for you to get involved. Click here to find out more.

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    Ma. Eliza Villarino

    Eliza is a veteran journalist focused on covering the most pressing issues and latest innovations in global health, humanitarian aid, sustainability, and development. A member of Mensa, Eliza has earned a master's degree in public affairs and bachelor's degree in political science from the University of the Philippines.

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