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Their Voices Will Be Heard

Aisha Cooper Bruce | Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact
Aisha Cooper Bruce

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?

A Dream Deferred

Esther Munthali | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
Esther Munthali

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.

The Rights of Adolescent Girls in the Real World: My Experience

Dora Alonzo Quijivix | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Dora Alonzo Quijivix

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 Advocating for Girls

Kathy Calvin | Posted 05.05.2012 | Impact
Kathy Calvin

Girls have the powerful potential to be innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities, if given the chance and environment to thrive.

What Women Really Want for Valentine's Day

Robert Engelman | Posted 04.14.2012 | Impact
Robert Engelman

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.

The Fail-Proof Investment: Advice From a 17-Year-Old Girl

Priyanka Jain | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Priyanka Jain

Educating girls is the most powerful investment anyone can make.

A Birthday Wish Come True

Priyanka Jain | Posted 04.02.2012 | Impact
Priyanka Jain

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.

Girl Up: How Teens In U.S. Are Empowering Young Women In Developing Nations

Tabby Biddle | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

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 ...

Teen Celeb Holiday Charities Of Choice (And How To Donate!)

Posted 12.25.2011 | Home

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...

From Good for Good

Tamsin Smith | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Tamsin Smith

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.

Don't Know Melanne Verveer? Why you Should

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Homa Sabet Tavangar

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.

Girl Up Kicks off its 'Unite for Girls Tour'

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

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.

U.S. Girls Help Less Fortunate Worldwide In 'Girl Up' Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

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....

United Nations Foundation Launches 'Girl Up' Initiative

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tina Wells

The Girl Up initiative encourages American girls to raise awareness and funds for the 600 million adolescent girls living in developing countries.

Girl Up: Give a 'High Five' to a Girl in a Developing Country

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

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.

Girls Unite

Tamsin Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tamsin Smith

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.

Improve the Lives of Girls in Developing Countries (VIDEO)

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

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.

Help Girls Across the Globe Go for Gold and Achieve Their Dreams

Rebecca Soni | Posted 03.16.2013 | Impact
Rebecca Soni

The work of the United Nations and the growing movement to advocate for girls comes down to one truth: girls matter.