25th ANNIVERSARY OF THE JUNE THE FOURTH The Chinese protest surge, rallies initiated by educated youths and student movements, that ended in bloodshed exactly 25 years ago today near central Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility. William Dennis Weaver, actor, (4 June 1924 – 24 February 2006)
Millions of girls around the world face many challenges and barriers in their lives every day—limiting their ability to reach their full potential. In its inaugural year, the UN International Day of the Girl Child (11 October) has been established to help draw the world’s attention to these issues. Australia’s primary focus for this year’s campaign is education and the tens of millions of girls around the world who are out of school.