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Since 2012, Girl Up has helped more than 20,000 girls in developing countries. But the truth is, our work is far from being done. We're just getting started.watch more videos
For decades, Stephanie Sinclair has shown the world the inequalities that exist in the lives of girls and women around the world, all without a single word.
Imagine being 15 years old, forced to marry an older man, drop out of school, and have a child as a child yourself.
It was the morning of Jan. 24, and I was full of anticipation.
Today, we want to bring awareness to a crucial issue affecting more than 130 million girls and women around the world; a practice that threatens a girl’s health, safety, and personal integrity, and one that is deeply rooted in inequality between the sexes- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
We are excited to announce that the 4th annual Girl Up Leadership Summit will take place from July 13-15 in Washington, D.C.
Emma Watson had us all standing up and cheering as she gave an impassioned speech on gender equality last September, and urged men around the world to stand up for the empowerment of women. Just last week in Davos, she stood up again at the launch of Impact 10x10x10 to mobilize governments, universities, and corporations to join the movement. Long before she took to the podium though, there was another woman busily creating the blueprint for what has now become known as the HeforShe movement.
2000 was an important year for many people. Many of my classmates were born, the New York Yankees won the World Series, and then-United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan introduced the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
December is a dangerous time for young Maasai girls. During this month, they are home from school for the holidays and at higher risk of undergoing FGM and forced early marriage.
Empowering adolescent girls has a crucial role to play in ending gender-based violence. In many ways, adolescent girls and young women are more vulnerable to physical, psychological and sexual violence than adult women.
‘Tis the season for coats and scarves, holiday sales, and...selfies?