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Take the Girls Grade Beijing Survey

Take the Girls Grade Beijing Survey

Twenty years ago this September, the United Nations convened its fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China. They produced what is called “The Beijing Platform for Action” and identified twelve strategic areas for the empowerment of women and girls. Since 1995, the Beijing Platform for Action has served as the gender equality road-map for […]

NEW Girl Advocate Applications Availa...

NEW Girl Advocate Applications Available

Are you passionate about girls’ issues around the world? Do you want to speak with global leaders, activists, politicians and change-makers about girls’ rights? The Working Group on Girls is looking for a team of dynamic, passionate, motivated Girl Advocates to join us this year and make sure girls’ voices and experiences are heard, listened […]

WGG Statement on Girls Abduction in N...

WGG Statement on Girls Abduction in Nigeria

The Working Group on Girls, Inc. shares our deepest concerns for the recent news from Nigeria about the abduction of school girls. We add our voices to UN Women, the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights, the Offices of the SRSG on Children and Armed Conflict, and the SRSG on Sexual Violence in […]

The Power of the Vote

The Power of the Vote

On Friday, March 28th, WGG Girl Advocate, Anita joined the National Council of Women in the US for their annual conference at Cooper Union. The Conference was about the continuum of progress towards equality for all in the US.  It brought together people from all backgrounds who care about the advancement and inclusion of women and […]

Everyday is the Day of the Girl

Everyday is the Day of the Girl

By: Anita, Girl Advocate I am nervous, but nervous could not be the word to express the millions of emotions running through my head. All eyes on us. The Working Group on Girls members looking at us with confidence with faith in their eyes. They believe in us. And ready or not, three o’clock was here. Lights, […]

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