Gender Equality

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breast ironing. burning stones

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…

Community Health Drive, Girl Up Initiative Uganda

The Community Health Drive: A COVID-19 Innovation

Local, grassroots organizations have the pleasure of working on-the-ground and communicating directly with those they serve. They ensure that vulnerable populations receive the care, information, and sexual and reproductive health services they need. How can we all (individuals, organizations, and governments) use innovation to adapt

Periods during Pandemics Illustration

Periods Don’t Stop During Pandemics

COVID-19 and menstruation have more things in common than one would think! Read why COVID-19 has brought existing inequalities to light and the fight for gender equity through good menstrual health is a dimension that should not be forgotten during the pandemic.

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.

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.

The Girls’ Globe Reading List

The Girl’s Globe Reading List is an introduction to some of the most important and pressing issues affecting society today. These are the voices, perspectives, ideas and opinions of women and girls from all over the world. Read, learn and feel inspired to take action!

My Menstruation is not a Sin!

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

When Women’s Rights Are Not Enough

The reality is most women have – at some point – felt silenced, ignored, disrespected, or unsafe, just for being a woman.

Women’s Rights are Human Rights

If ‘women’s rights are human rights’, why are so many women around the globe still unable to access these rights in 2018? 

The content on Girls’ Globe is created by our members – activists, advocates and experts on gender equality, human rights and social justice from around the world. 

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