State of Girls
There is no country in the world where women are equal
Women only make up 30% of government officials in South America
34% of girls in Europe feel as though STEM fields are not meant for girls & women
Chinese female workers earn 22% less than their male counterparts
1 in 3 girls and women will experience gender-based violence in their lifetime
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I would go to the field to play at the girls’ training to get to know Try Rugby, meet the girls who are venturing into this truculent sport and invite them to be part of Girl Up.
Girl Up funded programs through UNHCR (the United Nations’ refugee agency) ensures girls are able to see a classroom in their lifetime and have the chance to just be a girl.
Girls Equal Change Campaign to recognize a decade of worldwide social impact and 75,000 girl leaders trained
Finishing my freshman year, I was excited to learn about Girl Up. As I read more about it, I was ecstatic that a teenager like myself could actively participate in making a difference.
Despite all the difficulties that we had, and the fact that it was just two people from our Club, we did attend the Summit and I do not regret doing it, because it has been one of the best experiences of my life.
Fernando De los Santos Ledezma
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Girl Up guides and champions girls along their journey from leader to changemaker with specialized programming on global gender issues and in organizing, advocacy, fundraising, and communication.
I never thought that I would get an opportunity like this: to be surrounded by so many amazing girls who are just as passionate about social justice issues as I am.Fatimata Cham, 2018-2019 Teen Advisor
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