How do we ensure that Liberian girls are not only "problem-free," but are also fully prepared to navigate their way to a productive adulthood? How do we help them to find their voices?
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As a living example of the power of education, I am now a role model to the community and work to ensure that young women are able to reach their full potential.
In order to protect the rights of girls and young women, we must find new ways of holding our government accountable to the wellbeing of children and adolescents in Guatemala.
Girls have the powerful potential to be innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities, if given the chance and environment to thrive.
Access to family planning and other reproductive health services safeguard the lives of women and their children and promote families that are emotionally and economically healthy.
Educating girls is the most powerful investment anyone can make.
Last week, on my 18th birthday, I decided that I would dedicate the special day to supporting my peers, the world's hardest to reach adolescent girls.
Annie Gersh (third from left) with some of her fellow Girl Up Teen Advisors at the "Unite for Girls Tour" in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Annie ...
It's finally winter break, you have some extra cash, time, and just can't shake that warm-and-fuzzy holiday feeling telling you it's time to do someth...
My fellow panelists and I have been challenged to illustrate "What Good Looks Like" with three examples of innovative solutions from non-profits, foundations, or social enterprises.
Women stand at the center of every type of dramatic change occurring in the world today: whether it's coordinating relief in Japan, consolidating democracy in Egypt or running Facebook.
Girls joined together to kick off the Girl Up "Unite for Girls Tour," launching a movement of girl power across the country to help their peers in developing countries.
Empowered, smart and savvy U.S. girls -- have been given a chance to help less fortunate girls worldwide through the newly launched Girl Up campaign....
The Girl Up initiative encourages American girls to raise awareness and funds for the 600 million adolescent girls living in developing countries.
Channeling the compassion, energy, and experience of American teen girls to help improve the lives of some of the hardest to reach girls in developing countries is a GREAT idea.
Today, June 1, marks a historic moment with the launch of a new global UNF campaign: Girl Up. Girl Up rallies American girls to step up and become the next generation of impact philanthropist and empowerment activists.
Looking for an inspirational project to participate in with pre-teen or teenage girls? I just found out about a great idea that may interest you.
The work of the United Nations and the growing movement to advocate for girls comes down to one truth: girls matter.
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