1. The Adolescent Girl Moment: Passion is Our Fuel But Not Our Plan
    The Adolescent Girl Moment: Passion is Our Fuel But Not Our Plan

    Guest blog post by Judith Bruce, Senior Associate and Policy Analyst, The Population Council In a recent interview, I was asked,…

  2. Girls’ Education: A Byproduct of Microfinance
    Girls’ Education: A Byproduct of Microfinance

    Daw Ni, a widow and mother of three girls living in a small village outside Bago, Myanmar, used to support…

  3. Ignorance is Not Innocence: Importance of Sexuality Education
    Ignorance is Not Innocence: Importance of Sexuality Education

    Let us face it: Sex is everywhere. Music videos, television adverts, movies, online pornography, characters in games. Did you know that…

  4. Can we really end FGM in a generation?
    Can we really end FGM in a generation?

    Can we really end FGM in a generation? On 22 July, the UK government held the first Girl Summit, a…

  5. Why Should We Invest in Girls’ Education?
    Why Should We Invest in Girls’ Education?

    Originally published on The Huffington Post In developing communities, there are three structural issues that prevent a girl from fulfilling…

  6. When Disaster Strikes, Mothers and Newborns Are the Most Vulnerable
    When Disaster Strikes, Mothers and Newborns Are the Most Vulnerable

    Originally published on The Huffington Post. What would you do if disaster struck? What would be the first thing you…