July 2014

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

SEED Community: GirlZTalk

Our journey into the rural heartland of Limpopo, South Africa continues to resonate in our organization. During the past few months we have continued to make new connections with girls across South Africa, sharing our stories, the issues faced and ways to overcome them. Together with

Ending the AIDS Epidemic in Adolescents

The International AIDS conference kicked off this week in Melbourne, Australia bringing together policymakers, those working in the field of HIV, persons living with the disease, and others committed to ending the endemic. Recognizing that we are at a critical time to ensure that HIV

End Child Marriage, Accelerate Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals

Child marriage devastates communities all over the world, with an estimated one-third of the world’s female population aged 18 and younger married off as brides. A horrific reality for millions of girls, child marriage involves painful lifetimes of gender-based violence, dangerous pregnancies, complicated childbirths, risks of obstetric

Fighting HIV in Kenya: Stories from the Field

Three years ago, I spent the summer working in Eldoret, Kenya with the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) program at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.  The program, founded by the visionary Dr. Joseph Mamlin, specializes in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention and boasts a catchment

A Father’s Love

Across India, over 3 million girls are out of school. The state of Rajasthan has 9 of India’s 26 worst gender gap districts for girls’ education. Studies show, in this state, 40% of girls drop out of school before class 5, only 15% primary school

It is time to End Child Marriage!

What were you doing as an 8 year old girl? Maybe you had just started second grade, getting an education, having Tea-Tuesday picnics and playing with imaginary friends in the garden under the watching eye of your parents, who were making sure you are safe

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