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.
In hard reaching places like the countryside and minority groups, girls at a younger age are suffering from son preference, child marriage, teen pregnancy, lack of self-confidence, and many more challenges.
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
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
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.
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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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