World Pulse announces its ‘Girls Transform the World Digital Action Campaign… We invite you to join us in uniting voices of girls, young women, and their champions who are breaking through barriers so that girls everywhere will have access to education, and the opportunity to transform the world.”
Welcome to this discussion on Young People and Inequalities in the post-2015 development agenda. The discussion is co-moderated by UNICEF, Restless Development, World Vision International and UN Volunteers.
The discussion aims to gather views from a broad range of stakeholders on issues related toYoung People and inequalities as they affect the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Your recommendations will inform the UN’s work on the Post-2015 framework and feed into the work of the High-Level Panel on the Post-215 Development Agenda and related processes.
The discussion began on 17 December and runs until 18 January 2012. Make your voice heard! Join the discussion
At this meeting Andrés Guerrero-Feliu, Partnerships Manager with UNICEF addressed the meeting and as honored for his support of WGG on his retirement from UNICEF. Mary Ann Strain, former Co-chair and current WGG Board member was also honored and presented … Continue reading →
It’s Proclaimed! A Day for Girls: Please flag October 11, 2012 in your calendar. This is the date for the newly established UN International Day of the Girl, adopted by the General Assembly last December. Planning for 10.11.12 is underway to focus attention on the struggles that girls face and their potential power as change agents. All sorts of events are in the works from Plan International, LitWorld and other NGOs.
The State of the World’s Children 2012 – (UNICEF) Focuses on Urban Children: Over half of the world’s population, including one billion children, is living in cities and towns. By 2050 that number will increase to nearly 70%.
Girl Delegate Relates Experiences at CSW 56 - The United Nations 56th Commission on the Status of Women was the most enriching seven days of my life. Having turned eighteen just the day before, it was the best way to begin my life as an adult.
Girls’ Statement: 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: We the girl delegates of the 56th session on the Commission on the Status of Women hereby recognize the human rights of girls and stand to address the needs, experiences and concerns of girls both internationally and domestically. We stand to highlight the issues confronting rural girls such as sexual violence, access to education and health services.