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
25% of girls in India drop out of school due to lack of access to menstrual products
1 in 3 girls and women will experience gender-based violence in their lifetime
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Girl Up honors activists at #GirlHero Awards, hosts virtual conversations on what’s next in the fight for equality with TV Personality and Girl Up Champion Nigel Barker to Co-Host
Since that time, she wanted to be an artist, rich and famous. Anitta’s mother says she was a great student, always wanting to be the number one. She had a comfortable childhood in an outskirts of Rio away from the favelas.
Although MUSLIMGIRL.COM may no longer be a “little blog” and founder Amani Al-Khatahtbeh may no longer be a high school teenager creating content from her New Jersey bedroom, its quest to amplify young Muslim women voices, diversify their representation in the mainstream media, and create a more inclusive world is far from over.
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.
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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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