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Becoming a Peer Educator with Si Mujer Gave Me Confidence

I’m 20 years old and currently studying for a degree in philosophy at the Universidad del Valle. I’ve been involved with Si Mujer since I was 15, and it’s helped me grow so much as a person. Si Mujer is a feminist sexual and reproductive

A Practical Young Feminist Guide to Global Convenings

The 26th United Nations Climate Conference of the Parties (COP26) was a glaring example of what happens when grassroot organisers are excluded from conversations concerning their lives. Intended to place the world on a path towards averting a climate disaster, the summit failed after leaving the Global South and young people out. To counter this, we must scale up our efforts to facilitate spaces for young feminists, in all their diversity, to connect and conspire for a just present and future.

Mbali Khumalo works as FRIDA’s Program Officer providing accompaniment for feminist groups from Sub-Saharan Africa.

In this post she shares practical advice and learnings to create inclusive, feminist global convenings.

Photo of Julia Wiklander, her back with a jeans jacket with the letters GRL PWR on the back, and holding a sign in the image of a speech bubble.

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

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

Johannesburg. Women's Month in South Africa.

5 Issues South African Women are Facing this Women’s Month & Beyond

I’m sure it has been a difficult year for everyone. This pandemic has re-emphasized what an unequal society we live in. To see how many people are losing their jobs is heartbreaking. The levels of corruption in my country are infuriating. It is disgusting to see how the death of Breonna Taylor or the shooting of Megan thee Stallion has been turned into memes. It is scary to see how many young women are dying for no reason.

Women protesting Nigeria sexual assault

Why The Anti-Sexual Assault Bill in Nigeria is Useless

According to statistics, 717 sexual assault cases have been reported in Nigeria from the beginning of January until May 2020.

However, I truly believe these figures are just the tip of the iceberg. We are talking about a country whose population figure is unknown.

Yemeni Women

What Does It Mean To Be a Yemeni Woman?

How does it feel to be raised in the worst country in the world on gender equality?

Now, Yemen is entering its 5th year of war. The economy has collapsed. There’s a shift in gender roles, as women are seeking work to help support their families. One could ask if women’s empowerment is on the rise in Yemen.
Famine, the death toll, COVID -19, and other issues are taking the light away from the severe gender inequality in the country.

Have Women Benefited from Revolution? by Chante Moos for Girls' Globe

Do Women Benefit from Revolution?

This is the question I’ve been asking myself while reading Thomas Sankara’s ‘Women’s Liberation and the African Struggle’. The book has made me think about the powerful images of Alaa Salah from Sudan. It’s also made me think about the women in South Africa –

A Note to Men Ahead of International Women's Day by Georgina Diaz for Girls' Globe

A Word to Men Ahead of International Women’s Day

Every year, ahead of 8th March, there’s heated debate on men’s role in the gender equality movement. Are they doing enough? Are they doing too much? These are my reflections for all men willing to listen.

Nomtika Mjwana shares her power message through a megaphone

Power Advice for Activists from Nomtika Mjwana

Nomtika Mjwana is an activist for sexual and reproductive health and rights from South Africa. Many women and girls may be struggling to claim their space when fighting for human rights, social justice or gender equality. In this recorded monologue for Girls’ Globe, Nomtika shares her power advice to activists and advocates worldwide.

Nomtika encourages you to know that you are not alone, to dare to challenge power and to not be afraid to take up space. Watch and listen to this piece of power advice to girls.

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