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Why the International Day of the Girl is Necessary

Susan Liang | Posted 12.11.2013 | Impact
Susan Liang

As a community and especially as women, we need to support and encourage each other. Education and girl power. Let's change the lives of girls together.

Off the Street and Into Hope

Susan Liang | Posted 11.16.2013 | Impact
Susan Liang

Today, the United Nations estimates as many as 200 millions girls are missing worldwide. In 2012, the US population was approximately 313 million. Where did all the girls go? Gendercide, human trafficking, and child bride abductions are among some of the reasons they are missing.

China Plans to Execute a Victim of Domestic Violence

Chai Ling | Posted 02.08.2013 | Impact
Chai Ling

The Chinese system ignores women like Ms. Li when they plead for help, then imprisons or kills them if they act violently in desperation.

160 Million Missing Females: PRENDA and Misogyny

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Because of gender bias and sex discrimination, there are an estimated 160,000,000 girls and women missing from the planet today. This isn't man-bashing or "victim feminism." It's just a documented statement of fact. By virtually any measure, this is dystopian.

Oh, Boy! The Anti-Girl Bias Is in Fashion

Michaela Haas | Posted 08.26.2011 | Women
Michaela Haas

If you could only have one child, would you prefer a boy or a girl? 40 percent of Americans prefer to have a son and only 26 percent a girl. This is the result of the Gallup poll of 1947 and -- hold your breath -- of 2011.

The Case of Japan's Princess Masako Shows Us the Value Still Placed on Sons Over Daughters

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

Today we should not only celebrate how far women have come, but also recognize how much work remains to be done so that we can ensure a secure and safe future for women and girls.