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“My voice is power, your voice is power.” – June Eric-Udorie
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Why We All Need to Make This a Year for Yemeni Women

Since the beginning of the conflict in 2014, Yemeni women have played a central role as negotiators and mediators. They’ve led the release of victims of enforced disappearances, the opening of safe humanitarian corridors, and the fight against child recruitment. Yet, Yemeni women’s efforts have

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The Mission of Girls’ Globe: Why I started & where we are now

I always knew that I wanted to “change the world”. Growing up in Egypt, Pakistan and India, I became a global citizen at a very young age. Throughout my higher education, I gained experience and knowledge that led me to work for gender equality and

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Abortion in Spain is Legal — but Inaccessible

In 1985, 10 years after the end of the fascist dictatorship, Spain decriminalised abortion. It became legal in cases when pregnancy posed a risk to the life or health of the woman or the foetus, or in case of rape. In 2010, the congress passed

A Conversation with IPPF: Beyond the Repeal of the Global Gag Rule

The repeal of the Global Gag Rule (GGR) by the new President of the United States led to global celebration. The policy was in place for years, impacting organizations across the world working with essential sexual and reproductive health services. Now that the GGR has

Somali girls are breaking the silence about sexual assault and abortion

Girls Break the Silence About Sexual Assault and Abortion in Somalia

Content warning: r*pe, sexual assault I love Puntland, in its little corner of Somalia. I love the people who fight through famine, war and division. The ocean that laps its land. The dark desert where camels roam. Our Islamic way of life. But I weep

Nicaragua’s Political Prisoners

During the holiday season families of political prisoners along with Nicaragua’s opposition groups urge the liberation of political prisoners. Currently there are 118 political prisoners locked in cell-blocks throughout Nicaragua’s prisons and the government shows no signs of releasing them. Political Prisoners Detained During 2018

Motherhood in Conflict

Motherhood in Conflict: Barbara’s Story

War and conflict are soaring around the globe. Today, around two billion people are affected by fragile political systems, conflict or violence. In the past few years there has been an increase in attention for war-time sexual violence and rape as a weapon of war.

I Voted

Vote Him Out: An Urgent Call in the Wake of U.S. Presidential Election

“I’m automatically attracted to beautiful women — I just start kissing them, it’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything. Grab ’em by the pussy.” – Donald Trump These

What does feminism mean to me now? - Photo by Leighann Blackwood

What does feminism mean to me now?

Almost two years ago I first started writing for Girls’ Globe. As a woman, I have grown so much since then. I know more than what I used to know. Feminism continues to a way of learning. In my first post, I wrote about what

President Ortega Human Rights

How President Ortega Continues to Violate Human Rights in Nicaragua

On April 18, 2018 Nicaraguans came together for one specific cause – to see an end to President Daniel Ortega’s government. Non-violent protests broke out due to the changes of social security reforms which increased taxes and decreased benefits. Since then, Ortega has responded with

“My voice is power, your voice is power.”
– June Eric-Udorie

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