II Poetry Contest: Our hearts are wracked…

by Adrienne, Our hearts are wracked With sobs of pain Our tears do overflow. Our souls are numb With disbelief By turmoil plunged too low. Is this the end Of hopes, of dreams? "Is this the end?" we cry. Two choices lie Ahead of us-- To either run or rise. We will not run "For … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Our hearts are wracked…

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via NEWS : Sen. Aisha Alhassan – Released students (Chibok girls) to resume school in September — OKWY BLOG

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development , Sen. Aisha Alhassan, on Saturday said the Chibok girls were ready for academic session in September and pleaded with abductors to release the remaining girls. Sen. Aisha Alhassan disclosed this during a lunch with the released Chibok girls and their parents in Abuja. “They will be […] … Continue reading via NEWS : Sen. Aisha Alhassan – Released students (Chibok girls) to resume school in September — OKWY BLOG

via Dowry & Great Indian shadi market — Awesomengers

It is a terrible fact that girls are facing in India and other countries. In last week, Sheetal Wayal, A 21-year-old girl, committed suicide because her father, an indebted farmer couldn’t bear dowry expenses. This is second incident from that same village in which a girl had committed suicide over dowry. Mohini Bhise ended her … Continue reading via Dowry & Great Indian shadi market — Awesomengers

via The Charlotte Teen who Started the Foundation to Nurture the Leader in Every Girl — CLT Tales

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Martin Luther King, Jr. Providence Day School High School Sophomore Shreya Mantha has been volunteering to help at-risk girls in the Charlotte community since she was in middle school. When she saw the issues other girls her age were facing, she decided […] … Continue reading via The Charlotte Teen who Started the Foundation to Nurture the Leader in Every Girl — CLT Tales

via International Day for Maternal Health and Rights: A Call for Action — Girls’ Globe

https://player.vimeo.com/video/162096099 Post written by Serra Sippel and Bergen Cooper. The International Day for Maternal Health and Rights was launched in 2014 by the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) with other global sexual and reproductive health and rights organizations with support growing every year since. On behalf of the International Day for Maternal Health … Continue reading via International Day for Maternal Health and Rights: A Call for Action — Girls’ Globe