These Brave Girls Are Raising Awareness for Women's Rights in Nepal in the Best Way Possible

By Danica Lo

She's only 28, but Maggie Doyne is the legal guardian of 50 boys and girls in Nepal.

In fact, ten years ago, Doyne took $5,000 of her own savings and built an orphanage — when she was only 18. Today, with her charity Blink Now, Doyne is committed to helping the women and children of Kopila Valley, at the foot of the Himalayas.

Recently, two girl pupils in Doyne's school organized the first-ever 5K race in their district — in order to help raise awareness for women's struggle for equality in the Surkhet region. Check out this inspiring video, above — and please share with the hashtags #RaceForEquality in honor of #WomensEqualityDay today.

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