Human Rights

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

Why Girls’ Globe is Suspending Its Use of Facebook and Instagram

Tech giant Facebook Inc., recently renamed Meta, has for a long time known of its detrimental effects on people. This includes negative effects on teen girls, women, minority groups, entire societies and democracies. Despite their knowledge, they have done very little to improve the safety of their platforms.

Girls’ Globe can’t condone the behavior of this monopolistic company that knowingly prioritizes profit over the safety and wellbeing of people in our world. We are a media platform that amplifies voices for gender equality, human rights and social justice and we will take no part in supporting a company that knowingly does the opposite.

Read this post to learn more about the recent troubling revelations made by whistleblower Frances Haugen and The Wall Street Journal.

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

Moving Closer to the Legalization of Abortion in Argentina by SAAF for Girls' Globe

Moving Closer to the Legalization of Abortion in Argentina

The coronavirus pandemic has forced countries to take urgent measures to stop the spread of the infection, and we understand the need to give priority to the global health crisis we are currently facing. We also know that, sooner rather than later, we will achieve the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy Act in Argentina.

Feminism in Yemen: “Now is not the time for women.” by The Yemeni Feminist Movement for Girls' Globe

Feminism in Yemen: “Now is not the time for women.”

The Yemeni Feminist Movement is the first Yemeni feminist online platform. It raises awareness on feminism and discriminatory laws and practices against women in Yemen. When we post about gender equality and the discrimination against women in Yemeni legistlation, people will often say, “Now is not the time for women’s rights.” They say to me, “We are at war and all you care about is women’s rights?” or “We don’t even have human rights, so now is not the time for women’s rights.”

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.

When Nadia Murad Stood Before Donald Trump

When Nadia Murad Stood Before Trump

It is the most hardened hearts and minds – not the hearts and minds of our allies – that we must change if we are to create a more just and inclusive world.

Zimbabwe is Violating Human Rights

“We are fine. We are safe”. My brother’s words over the phone, following a government-sanctioned internet shutdown in my home country, sounded like music to my ears. On Tuesday 15 January, Zimbabwe experienced a complete internet black-out ordered by the government. Millions of Zimbabwean citizens lost

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.

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