Girls’ empowerment

July 9, 2018
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We demanded action, they listened!

By Natasha Harris-Harb A month ago today a momentous commitment was made by G7 partners to support a declaration to educate and empower girls living in crises along with a 2.9 billion US dollar investment over three years. This is …View More  > 

June 19, 2018
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#Youth72: taking the revolution worldwide

By Natasha Harris-Harb What happens when a diverse group of youth change makers and activists join together at the United Nations? Chaos? Rebellion? Wrong! Critical thinking? Pragmatic and innovative solutions? Pure brilliance? You know it! “Not every young person is …View More  > 

June 9, 2018
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Gender equality and education: opportunities for recovery from conflict and crisis

By Emilie Rees Smith With the G7 Summit now underway, the call for further investment in education, and particularly girls’ education in times of crisis, is being made loudly across social media debates and high-level policy discussions alike. Yet in …View More  > 

June 7, 2018
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My friend Fatuma: the girl behind the petition

By Natasha Harris-Harb Girls around the globe, including myself, are urging G7 leaders to invest in girls’ education at this week’s summit. After months of lobbying, letter writing, speaking and petitioning, the summit is less than a day away. As …View More  > 

April 9, 2018
Seizing the moment for gender equality in education: what we learned from CSW62

The 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place against a backdrop of widespread activism as people of all walks come forward to break the silence around sexual violence and hold perpetrators to account.  Simmering …View More  > 

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