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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

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 […]