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Michelle Obama Hits Broadway For Global Girls Education Initiative

First Lady Michelle Obama served as host at a Broadway concert for the spouses of U.N. leaders as part of her Let Girls Learn initiative that promotes the education of girls in countries whose cultural traditions prevent their access to higher learning.

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Meryl Streep Joins Michelle Obama for Ramadan Feast in Morocco

Actress Meryl Streep and First Lady Michelle Obama joined Princess Lalla Salma in Morocco on Tuesday night for a traditional dinner to break the fast of Ramadan, after the three spent the afternoon speaking with local high school girls about the importance of female education and empowerment.

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is greeted by pupils as she arrives at Mulberry School for Girls in east London, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Michelle Obama is due to meet with female students in London on Tuesday to encourage them to pursue top educational goals.

Michelle Obama: Men Are ‘Useful’

She suggested that while boys and men were important, it was crucial for them to talk about the lack of education for girls around the world. “You know our sons are important, we love men, we all do, they’re good, they’re useful,” she said.

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Obama Touts ‘Let Girls Learn’ in Weekly Address

President Obama touted the “Let Girls Learn” initiative during his weekly address on Saturday. Transcript as Follows: “Hi, everybody. Sunday is International Women’s Day — a day to celebrate remarkable women and girls worldwide, and to re-dedicate ourselves to defending