iOS app Android app

"Girls"

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Home
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

Pause And Take This In -- Today We're Making History

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 11.08.2016 | Home
Dawn Q Landau

As I finally went to bed last night, at midnight, I found myself shaken by feelings that I dismissed as silly. I let them wash over me for only a moment, and then picked up my book, in the hopes of distracting my weary brain.

From the Roots to the Rooftops: Rising to Resiliency

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home
Ari Nessel

We are at a global tipping point. Carbon levels are critical, the global population is growing to a level that is unsustainable unless we make signifi...

13 Fathers Of Daughters On The Best Part Of Being A ‘Girl Dad’

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home

Lots of women proudly identify as “boy moms,” but less often do you hear about a “girl dad.” Girl dads are the fathers of daughters ― the on...

Little Girls Are Busting Gender Norms in a Year That Hasn't Been Super Kind to Women

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Center for Community Change Action

Photo credit: Aberdeen Proving Ground via Flickr Creative Commons By Fredrick McKissack, Jr. In our Fort Wayne neighborhood, Halloween is a serious ...

Grassroots Girls Go Global: International Recognition for Girl-Led Groups

Victoria Dunning | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Victoria Dunning

Nyanza Initiative for Girls' Education & Empowerment (NIGEE) is a GFC grassroots partner and a 2016 recipient of the With and For Girls Award. Workin...

Happy Hallo-Teen... Proof That Our Teenage Girls Need Our Help

Wendy Siegel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Home
Wendy Siegel

Dear Moms: When did it happen? When did we go from dressing our daughters in sweet (albeit itchy) princess costumes for Halloween to letting them t...

Something Is Disappearing That Is Affecting All Of Us!

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.24.2016 | Home
Catherine Nagle

Something is disappearing in our world today, and I believe it is the disconnecting from our feminine heart. I believe the Blessed Mother is crying fo...

Together We Thrive: A Better Future For All Women And Girls

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 10.26.2016 | Home
Valerie Jarrett

I've seen what works and what doesn't. We know what the solutions are and we have a blueprint for how we can continue to do the important research to find our way and ensure that every girl and every women has an opportunity to compete on an even playing field in this greatest country on earth.

HAITI: Why I Can't Stop Thinking about Her

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 10.19.2016 | Home
Cathleen Falsani

(Photo of a pregnant woman in the Delmas neighborhood of Port-au-Prince on Sept. 25, 2016 by Josh Estey/CARE.) It's been three weeks since I returned...

Girls React to NOS Installed in 800hp Cadillac CTS-V

Michael Berenis | Posted 10.14.2016 | Home
Michael Berenis

Laughing gas, nitrous, NOS; call it what you will. The reaction is always priceless. No matter its terminology, when you mix it with racecars and beautiful women you are going to have a good time!

Lena Dunham Suffered A 'Sex Scene Injury' While Filming 'Girls'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home

If there’s one thing we know about “Girls,” it’s that the series doesn’t shy away from showing explicit sex scenes on screen. As the show’...

Secret Garden: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.11.2016 | Home
Ari Nessel

Flowers shower many of our life events. Little may we know that the same flowers we toss down aisles or deliver to our loved ones are grown in secret ...

Too Young to Vote...But Old Enough to Care

Illana Raia | Posted 10.11.2016 | Home
Illana Raia

Hey, middle school girl. Yeah, the girl hiding behind her bangs and pretending to ignore the presidential election. We see you. People think that b...

Africa needs a data revolution in health and education

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 10.11.2016 | Home
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to recognise the rights of the Girl Child and the unique challenges they face in our male-domi...

From where I stand: Elizabeth Chatuwa

UN Women | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
UN Women

Crossposted from UN Women. Photo: Malawi Girl Guides/Otchiwe Nkosi Child marriage is a very big problem in Malawi. As soon as a girl reaches puberty...

Girls face child marriage in Moldova

UN Women | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
UN Women

Crossposted from UN Women. A Roma family challenges cultural norms by refusing a reparatory marriage. In their community, school drop-out rate is a st...

My Daughter Wanted To Be Captain America For Halloween -- And I Freaked Out

Michelle Zunter | Posted 10.26.2016 | Home
Michelle Zunter

Looking at my daughter in the store holding that really cool star shield and seeing how happy she was, there was obviously no other choice but to go with it.

When Did You First Feel Like A Mother? When Does Mothering Begin?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2016 | Home
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

We're all different. But the amazing thing is to realize that the remarkable "nurturing sense" you hold deeply inside of you began when you were a little, little one!

Redefining Gender: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.29.2016 | Home
Ari Nessel

Recent social movements include the Ice Bucket Challenge, #bringbackourgirls, #heforshe, Black Lives Matter and same-sex marriage. As Emma Watson eloq...

One Year After Landmark UN Agreement, Are We on the Path to Gender Equality?

Françoise Girard | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Françoise Girard

The victory was real. Last September at the United Nations, 193 governments adopted the most comprehensive global agenda for sustainable development e...

Finding Tomorrow's Leaders: Youth Hold the Vision for our Future

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Ari Nessel

When we launched the Youth Development Hub in partnership with the Fox Family, we started from the premise that youth hold the vision for our collecti...

7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Home
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

How Women Are Changing The Refugee Crisis Response

Mariya Parodi | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home
Mariya Parodi

Half of all refugees in the world are youth. As countries host millions of refugees and aid reaches the most vulnerable, programs that invest in youth...

8 Reasons to Rethink Teens & Sexting

Megan Maas | Posted 09.22.2016 | Home
Megan Maas

There is nothing necessarily new about sexting. Remember when you could just snap a Polaroid and hand it over? The chances of lots of people seeing the photo were low. Now, within seconds, thousands of people can see your sext (i.e. nude photo) depending on which app or website it gets uploaded to.