International Women’s Day

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Starting a Career in International Development? This Advice is for You. by Girls' Globe

Pursuing a Career in Development? This Advice is for You

Whether you’re building your international development career already or you hope to enter the sector in the future, a little guidance from those who have done it all before can be really valuable. But for many of us, accessing the collective knowledge of successful women

A Day Without Them: Women Strike in Mexico by Lorena Monroy for Girls' Globe

A Day Without Them: Women Strike in Mexico

#UnDiaSinEllas (A Day Without Them) is a strike to protest against the violence we live with every day. It is a simulation of all the women who have gone missing and been murdered in the past years. It is also a protest to demand larger support for women’s rights. There will be an unignorable economic impact, since it is estimated this strike will cost the country around 1.3 million dollars.

International Women's Day in Latin America, Laiza Onofre

International Women’s Day in Latin America

On this International Women’s Day in Latin America women march. and then they strike.

Micaela. Pamela. Brenda. Guadalupe. Jordana. Octavia. Agustina. Ingrid. Fátima. Angie. Manuela. Doris. Adriana. Luisa. Ana. Luz. Jesenia. Mónica.

These are just a few of the women and girls who were killed in Latin America in 2020 – a region where there is a new femicide every two hours. There were 1206 registered femicides in Brazil in 2018. In Mexico, there were 1006 registered cases last year. In Argentina there were 68 registered femicides so far this year. It’s time for it to stop.

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.

Sinead Boshoff running the Nagoya Women’s Marathon Japan 2019

Running the World’s Biggest Women-Only Marathon in Japan

This is crazy, I thought. My heavy feet pounded against the road. It was pouring rain and the cold air clung to my damp running attire. Who comes on holiday to Japan and decides to run a 42.2 km race in the cold? I was

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!

The Plight of Adolescent Mothers in Tanzania

In June 2017, President John Magufuli of Tanzania called for the ban of adolescent mothers returning to school after giving birth. His reasoning? Adolescent mothers would encourage the other school girls to have sex.

A Healthy Twist on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, we reflect on the status of health for women. Our work must address the uniqueness of women’s health based on circumstance and environment.

Happy International Women’s Day!

This International Women’s Day, while we continue to fight for equal rights all over the world, let’s not forget to celebrate ourselves and each other.

Top 5 Feminist Moments of 2017

1. Women’s March On January 21 2017, advocates for policies regarding human rights and women’s rights, immigration reform, healthcare reform, reproductive rights, environmental protections, LGBTQ rights, racial equality and freedom of religion marched around the world. Many marchers protested the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump

Movies to Make You Feel Bold!

Ever since this year’s International Women’s Day we’ve been celebrating our brilliant Girls’ Globe network – the individuals and organizations committed to making the world a better and more equal place to live. We asked each of our contributors to share their secrets of feeling BOLD. They told us about books that

10 Quotations to Inspire you to be Bold

When it comes to feeling bold, we all need a bit of help from time to time. We asked our wonderful network of contributors to share a quotation with us – something they have heard or read that gives them a boost of courage when they

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