Involving Men and Boys in Efforts to Achieve a #BetterLife4Girls — Girls’ Globe

One may wonder why men and boys involvement in matters like teenage pregnancies and child marriages is important. Well, it is clearly because behind every teenage pregnancy or child marriage, there is a male involved. In the wake of the movement to end child marriage and teenage pregnancy, young people, parents, religious, cultural and community […] … Continue reading Involving Men and Boys in Efforts to Achieve a #BetterLife4Girls — Girls’ Globe

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Women’s workforce: There is still a lot to be done

Picture Source: Blog http://www.girledworld.com/blog/ It has been a deeply challenging and emotional week. Be a woman, a mother, a foreigner with a strong accent and work are some of the challenges that me and you have to face every day. Waking up in the morning and already feeling down, thinking, questioning and realizing that I make less money, because I am … Continue reading Women’s workforce: There is still a lot to be done

Brazil’s Problem: Violence Against Women — Girls’ Globe

I am Brazilian and the facts listed below break my heart. According to the UN, Brazil has the 5th highest index of femicides in the world. According to PRI, “the number of women killed in homicides in Brazil keeps on increasing” Also according to PRI, this number is higher among black women, which highlights racial discrimination issues that also … Continue reading Brazil’s Problem: Violence Against Women — Girls’ Globe

Help Fund Girls’ Globe Bloggers’ Documentary on Maternal Health in Indonesia — Girls’ Globe

  Did you know that 800 mothers die every day during child labour? That 3 million children are stillborn every year? And that 3000 newborns die every day? Anna and Tilde, high school students and bloggers, want to make a change for the case of maternal health. Let us introduce Project Let’s Talk Equality. Through … Continue reading Help Fund Girls’ Globe Bloggers’ Documentary on Maternal Health in Indonesia — Girls’ Globe

“Do not cover domestic violence with makeup, condemn the aggressor!”

Moroccan state TV is being bombarded by activists after airing a tutorial showing women how to cover up bruises from domestic abuse. According to the Huffington Post, “Sabahiyat,” a show that airs on the state’s Channel 2M, aired a segment on Nov. 23 couple of days before the International for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Domestic … Continue reading “Do not cover domestic violence with makeup, condemn the aggressor!”

Ione Wells – How We Talk About Sexual Assault Online

Dear Readers, I was watching this video and I decided to share it with you. Ione Wells - How We Talk About Sexual Assault Online. "Let us hold people to account, without descending into a culture that thrives off shaming and injustice ourselves." https://www.ted.com/talks/ione_wells_how_we_talk_about_sexual_assault_online?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=tedspread