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Breast Ironing: A Harmful Practice That Spans Generations

Hope shuddered as she thought of what awaited her. Her developing breasts throbbed with excruciating pain, worsened hours ago when her mama had pounded them with hot stones. She’d cried and pled as mama pounded and auntie held her, but it was useless…

Lockdown in Uganda: Solutions in a Time of Crisis by Girl Up Initiative Uganda for Girls' Globe

Lockdown in Uganda: Solutions in a Time of Crisis

Read our interview with Clare Tusingwire, Girl Up Initiative Uganda’s Programme Director, to learn about the impact of the lockdown on the lives of women and girls in Uganda, and what Girl Up Initiative Uganda (GUIU) is doing to help.

Igniting the potential of marginalised and vulnerable girls through Girl-Centred Design

Igniting Girls’ Potential through Girl-Centred Design

Girls across the globe face barriers when it comes to equity and inclusion in so many areas of life. While organizations or other entities may think they know what girls need or want, I value the GirlSPARKS approach because it centres around girls’ actual thoughts, actions, and insight.

My Menstruation is not a Sin!

Many women to this day experience an overwhelming level of stigma around menstruation.

Where are the Adolescent Girls?

Here we have a population of girls taken from their parents and placed in a system that criminalizes their existence…

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