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Violence in South Africa: Enough is Enough

Violence in South Africa: Enough is Enough

It would be naive of me to write that my country is progressing on this issue. The death of Uyinene caused an outcry of emotion from around the country. “Enough is enough” was belted out at protests and heard across cities. This was too close to home. We could all see ourselves in Uyinene’s story. After all these years, enough was actually enough. We cried, shouted and protested to make our voices heard.

Teenage Girls in Argentina Deserve Better

As multilateral organizations continue to research sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America, I’ve been learning many sad truths about my country. This year, we learned that Argentina’s teenage pregnancy rates are the highest in the Southern Cone (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay). It’s estimated

What Girls’ Globe Means to Me

Girls’ Globe has truly become a community to me: a community which has supported me and encouraged me in some of my darkest moments.

1,741 Mexican Women Are No Longer With Us

In Mexico, at least 1,741 woman have been victims of femicide in 2017. This statistics comes from geophysicist Maria Salguero, who has been collecting and compiling data in an interactive map.

An Open Letter to My Abuser

You don’t define me. I define myself. I am much more than the marks you’ve left on my body. I am innocence. I am dreams. I am hope. I am forgiveness.

#MeToo: Reflections from a College Student

As an eighteen-year-old woman in college, I go to class everyday preparing to enter the ‘real’ world around me. But all around the world, powerful men take advantage of vulnerable people. It is a global phenomenon. And it terrifies me.

Girls’ Globe is Leaving No One Behind

This year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign has focused on the fact that we must ‘Leave No One Behind‘ if we’re to eradicate or even reduce the ongoing violation of rights that continues to occur all over the world. For me, personally,

Why She Leaves: Music for Advocacy

This is an anthem for women who’ve made up their minds. They’ve had enough of putting up with a relationship that was emotionally, physically, sexually or financially abusive. Maybe it was all of those things. Or maybe their partners were dismissive and unloving, depleting rather than

Here’s How We Combat GBV: Part 1

Here are 5 things I believe must be done to tackle and progressively eliminate gender-based violence against women, girls and children.

Being a Woman in Mexico

Amidst the horrifying statistics, have you ever wondered, “what is it like to be a woman in Mexico?”.

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