Each year, girl leaders from the U.S. attend the UN Commission on the Status of Women as delegates. This year, three young women at that convening offered Ms. a glimpse into their activism.
In 2010, Rosana Schaack met Aisha Cooper Bruce through Rise Up’s program in Liberia. In the years since, they’ve successfully passed a groundbreaking Children’s Law and led implementation of a nationwide Girls’ Manifesto.
Unless you are part of the narrow demographic of rich, white men deemed to have rights in 1776, this new Trump administration commission won’t protect you.
WWE’s first all-female pay-per-view event, “Evolution,” felt miles away from an all-too-common refrain: “I can’t wrestle her. She’s a girl!”
After working for almost 18 years as a writer and editor, Erin Bried decided to it was time to start a different kind of publication. Kazoo Magazine has been equipping girls to become feminist leaders ever since.
Girl power does not have to just be a saying. For girls everywhere, it can be a way of life.
Investing in girls and young women is essential to creating a more just and equitable world—yet adolescent girls around the world often remain invisible, silenced and ignored.
Among U.S. high school students, boys and girls are equally interested in running for office. As college students, however, things change dramatically.
It is not only our right, but our responsibility to speak up and demand recognition, liberation and change—for ourselves and for those whose situations are so dire that they cannot speak for themselves. To do so, we must embrace kindness and empowerment and reject “niceness” and complacency.
Couples tying the knot in the U.S. can now do their part to save children from forced marriages around the world—simply by purchasing and registering for the products and wedding experiences they want and need.