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White People to End Racism

How White People Can End Racism: 3 First Steps

White privilege is something I’ve had since I took my first breath. It has paved a road for me that has made my life easier than my black and brown sisters (and brothers) around the world. We’re ALL in this racist system. That’s why I’m

3 Books to Turn You into a Women’s Rights Fighter

I have a whole stack of books which motivated me to dedicate my life to my biggest passion – fighting to end gender-based violence. Here are my top 3 recommendations: 1. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and

We Have Written a Book!

You Are Not Alone is a collection of stories written and inspired by four years’ worth of conversations with Afghan women facing gender-based violence.

An Interview with Flora Wiström

I have been chatting to Swedish writer and blogger Flora Wiström about writing tips and tricks, inspirational authors, and what it takes to tell a story. Flora Wiström is a 22 year-old writer and blogger. Her debut novel, Stanna, is a moving love story set in Stockholm. Published in 2016,

Girls’ Globe Book Tour: Finland

Finnish literature echoes the country’s vast forests, icy winters and endless summer nights. But also, at times, the conservatism and racism, social gaps, and haunting memories from the two world wars. At its best, it’s dark, witty, and brave – particularly the works of these five

4 Scottish Authors You Need on Your Bookshelf

There is, and has always been, a wealth of wonderful and unique writing coming out of Scotland. Here are some of my favourite female Scottish writers, both long-loved and newly-discovered: Ali Smith One of Scotland’s best-loved writers, Ali Smith is an author, playwright, lecturer and journalist whose novels and

Girls’ Globe Book Tour – Next Stop: Latin America

Join Girls’ Globe on a global book tour of female authors. We’ve visited Sweden already, and we’re ready for our next stop! Latin America has a rich literary history. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Pablo Neruda, Jorge Luis Borges, Carlos Fuentes, Roberto Bolaño, Julio Cortazar. However,apart from a few notable exceptions, Latin America’s

Girls’ Globe Book Tour – First Stop: Sweden

What we read can influence our thoughts, dreams and goals. Stories are powerful and so, too, are storytellers. Grab a book written by a strong woman who speaks her mind and you can be sure of a read free from meek female characters waiting in the background for a prince to save

Books to Make You Feel Bold

To mark International Women’s Day 2017 we’ve been celebrating the commitment and courage of the bloggers and organisations in Girls’ Globe’s network. We asked each of them to share their secrets of feeling BOLD. Here are the top 20 books that Girls’ Globe reads to feel inspired, emboldened and ready to

Story Power

As I travelled to work last week, mentally racing through the growing list of things I had left to do before departing for Copenhagen, I absent-mindedly opened the book I had been filling my train journeys with. On the first page I read, the protagonist

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