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“There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.” – Hanna Gadsby
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Rolling Out Self-Managed Contraceptive Care in Zambia

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge disruption and restrictions for individuals globally and has been felt acutely with challenges to accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare. Yet, with challenges often come opportunities. The pandemic has enabled a transformation in how we deliver health and contraceptive care – especially to women and girls who are among the most affected in times of

Cover photo for Using Conscious Entrepreneurship to Create Sustainable Change. Photo of a dock leading out into the blue sea, with a blue sky with a few white clouds.

Using Conscious Entrepreneurship to Create Sustainable Change

In my years leading Girls’ Globe, I’ve had the honor of supporting changemakers from around the world. We’ve brought about change through amplifying voices online and bringing young changemakers to spaces that were previously unavailable to them. My work with Girls’ Globe has been a

Navigating Self-Care as a Changemaker

Being from the global south, I was continuously discouraged to use the word ‘myself’, ‘self’, or any synonym that encourages individuality. My people didn’t mean any harm. In their minds they were teaching me the meaning of solidarity and the values of putting the collective

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Gabrielle Rocha Rios: A Coach for Women Changemakers

Gabrielle Rocha Rios is a culturally competent and psychology informed coach for women changemakers in the workplace. She has been an active member of Girls’ Globe for several years, covering topics related to mental health and gender equality. You’re pursuing a PhD in International Psychology

Using Knitted Props to Talk About Sexual Health

How do you convey the frequently overlooked – yet vital – message on sexual healthcare and contraceptive choice in a new and engaging way? This is often the question posed when exploring creative ideas to engage our audiences with information on sex, health, and choice.  We like to talk

Self Care by Laiza Onofre

Illustrator Laiza Onofre on Activism, Self Care & Self Love

Laiza Onofre is an illustrator and feminist activist from Mexico. She has been a part of Girls’ Globe for several years. Contributing with her beautiful illustrations she has amplified the movement to strengthen gender equality and human rights. We collaborated with Laiza for the launch

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Tariro Mantsebo is Changing the Wellness Narrative for Black Women

Tariro Mantsebo is a medical doctor and intersectional feminist from Zimbabwe. She recently founded earth + blood, dedicated to the holistic healing, wellness and validation of black and brown women. 1. What brought you to start your new initiative earth + blood?  I started earth + blood, with the intention

What does Wellness Look Like in 2021?

Literally, all aspects of wellness had a shake up last year. How we stay fit, what we eat, the way we work, the way we travel and the reverberations of those changes is sure to be felt in 2021 too. The global pandemic has redefined

21 Acts of Self-Care for 2021

I have always enjoyed the ritual of saying goodbye to a year and welcoming a brand new one. But there is no year that I’ve been happier about saying goodbye to than 2020. While we are starting 2021 still living through a pandemic, I am

Light-skinned but not immune to colorism

Light Skinned But Not Immune: Privilege and Colorism in the Caribbean

The #EverydayColorism campaign shares the lived experiences of Caribbean people affected by colorism – discriminatory or preferential treatment of same-race people because of skin tone. Colorism pervades the region, affecting Caribbean people across the continuums of gender, age, socioeconomic status—and skin tone. Light-skinned people are

Illustration of phone with the words Toxic Positivity

What Is “Toxic Positivity” and How Can it Hurt Our Mental Health?

Amid a deadly pandemic, many of us have been longing for happier days. During uncertain and challenging situations, it’s normal to want more positivity in our lives. But while the attitude of “positive vibes only” seems helpful during difficult times, experts have been warning otherwise. While

“There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.”
– Hanna Gadsby

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