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The Girl Declaration

17 Oct

The Girl Declaration

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 11 October 2013

13 Oct

The NGO Working Group on Girls are selling t-shirts. Check out their website: www.girlsrights.org

NGO Parallel Events at the UN CSW 57

4 Mar

  Complete schedule on link http://www.ngocsw.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Website-parallel-events-final-version.pdf

Events on October 11th Day of the Girl!

10 Oct

UPDATES on the 11 DAYS OF ACTION Campaign: Day 5 is about Girls Education Around the World! Join us tonight at 7:00PM EST at Day of the Girl Summit to learn about how YOU can be part of the global movement for universal girls’ education. Girls Learn International and 10×10 will help guide our chat and share some important resources. Day 6 is about Revolutionary […]

DAY OF THE GIRL SUMMIT

6 Aug

ANNOUNCING the launch of www.DayoftheGirlSummit.com, a virtual summit that brings girls and girl-serving organizations together to celebrate the first ever Day of the Girl on October 11th! The Virtual Summit features girl-friendly activities that incorporate educational and empowering elements related to the theme of Celebrating Girlhood. Girls can join our Day of the Girl Challenge […]

United States Senate to Address VAWA Reauthorization

21 Apr

This  week, the full US Senate will take up S. 1925, the Violence Against Women Act Re-authorization of 2011. As S. 1925 would reauthorize and strengthen existing federal programs to prevent domestic violence and provide for the recovery of women and children affected by abuse. Follow this bill at: http://www.govtrack.us/ This bill was added to […]

Widespread Abuse of Afghan Women and Girls Detailed

30 Mar

Please read this NY Times article and comment on what can be done to help: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/29/world/asia/report-finds-continued-jailing-for-afghan-girls-running-from-abuse.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=girls%20in%20afghanistan&st=cse

Health care for girls

27 Mar

Right now, the US Supreme Court is arguing about health care and whether the government can compel everyone to have health insurance. How does health insurance affect girls? Are girls concerned about their health? Do you think the government has the moral authority to take care of all its people?There are 3 women and 6 […]

World Café Event with Girls Learn International

18 Mar

  In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace. –Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate   On 27 February 2012 a World Café Event was held to answer the question: What can we do together to […]

Women *making* history month

14 Mar

During women’s history month, it is hard to deny that many great advances in the rights of women and girls have been made, especially in the past 75 years. However there is a solid consensus among those who study these issues that progress in empowering women and girls has more than stagnated in the last […]