Separating Violence and Education for Girls

In schools all over the world, women and girls face problems. In American schools, girls are taught too quickly to compete against each other, to undermine the success of other women so they can get ahead. American girls are also presented with the paradox that the must both be beautiful, popular, thin and smart, but … Continue reading

sex trafficking and the good ole USA

Many people are under the impression that sex trafficking only occurs in foreign countries – poor countries, illiterate countries, countries without real appreciation for women. But what a lot of people don’t realize is that sex trafficking within the United States is becoming a powerful and lucrative industry. According to the¬†Project Meridian Foundation, over 1.6 … Continue reading

7 Girls Fighting for Girls

Girls, take heart! There are women – powerful and beautiful women – that are striving to change the face of women’s rights and women’s health in our world. Here are 7 of them. This is¬†Leymah Gbowee. She won the Nobel Prize in 2011. She believes in the power of women. She advocates for non-violence, for … Continue reading