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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 […]

Reflections on CSW 58

Reflections on CSW 58

At our April membership meeting, the Working Group on Girls shared our thoughts and impressions of CSW 58. Members reflected upon key events including: Teen Orientation, Girls Talk about the MDGs Panel, Girls Advocacy Roundtable, Inter-Generational Dialogue, and much more. WGG Girl Advocates similarly spoke about the powerful impact of girls’ participation for young people […]

Visualizing Progress for Girls in the...

Visualizing Progress for Girls in the MDGs

On Thursday, 13 March 2014, WGG Girl Advocate Julia joined Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen, Dr. Anele Heiges and Dr. Pam Rajput for a WGG co-sponsored parallel event “Implementing Women and Girl’s Circles: A tool to vitalize progress with the Millennium Development Goals.” The event included a circle discussion for individuals to share with each other […]

Julia Talks Girls’ Rights at NY...

Julia Talks Girls’ Rights at NYFLC 2014

This March, WGG Girl Advocate and Girls Learn International member, Julia, joined an impressive panel of women’s and girls’ rights advocates in Washington, D.C for the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference. As the second General Assembly of the Feminist Campus, NYFLC 2014 was focused on women’s rights around the globe and how feminism is part […]

Anita Shares Her Story with NGOCSW

Anita Shares Her Story with NGOCSW

WGG Girl Advocate Anita was invited to speak with attendees of NGO CSW Consultation Day on Sunday, March 9th on the Beijing +20 Panel. Check out her amazing story: Anita at NGOCSW 2014 and share her message for the women and girls of today, and tomorrow!  

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