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How this brave 15-year-old convinced her mom to stop practicing FGM

| Apr 26, 2021

At 15, Marie refused to undergo FGM even though her mom was the local practioner. Meet this brave girl and see how she convinced her mom to change. Read more »

How can a pandemic cause a rise in violence against women and girls?

| Mar 17, 2021

Can a pandemic cause a rise in violence against women and girls? Get the answer and learn how gender-based violence impacts women and girls globally. Read more »

An investment in girls’ education today will strengthen the future of women’s leadership tomorrow

Lindsay Glassco | Mar 8, 2021

On International Women's Day, we recognize that girls are our women leaders of tomorrow. We cannot achieve gender equality without girls' education and ensuring their rights are protected. Read more »

Meet the girl with one leg who walks 4 hours to get to school

Adela was born with 1 leg and must walk 4 hours to get to school. Meet this inspiring girl and see why she will stop at nothing to learn and succeed. Read more »

Nearly married at 12: meet the girl who stopped her own wedding

At 12, Yekaba almost married a stranger nearly twice her age. But she knew her rights to say "no" to child marriage. Find out how she stopped her weddding. Read more »

Meet The Boys Who Are Helping End Sexual Harassment in Egypt

These boys are no longer accepting sexual harassment or inequality faced by girls in their communities as 'normal'. They're helping create a new normal! Read more »