Case Studies

Smart schools bridge digital gender divide in Latin America

Girls are challenging the stereotype that technology is ‘for boys’ by learning digital skills in ‘classrooms of the future.’
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5 ways global girls are tackling harassment

Catcalling is not a compliment. It’s not harmless - it’s harassment. Here are some of the creative ways girls across the globe are finding to tackle street harassment.
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5 ways climate change is disrupting girls’ lives

These stories show how the inequalities experienced by marginalised girls and young women are amplified by the impacts of climate change.
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4 demands from girls on their sexual and reproductive rights…

Girls and young women have grown tired of patriarchal control of female sexuality and are demanding a say in discussions on their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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Girl app developer raises awareness of the environment

By developing apps to raise awareness on issues that matter most to her, 11-year-old Samantha, from Nicaragua, is proving that girls are capable of creating technology and positive change.
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Ruby: “Stop showing us as weak and powerless.”

Eighteen-year-old Ruby wants to become a lawyer. She won't let stereotypical representation of girls and women in Bollywood stop her achieving that dream.
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Girls in Nepal are demanding radio airtime

After taking over her community radio station to mark International Day of the Girl, Neetika now wants to see an end to discrimination against girls.
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Chaguinha: football coach, girls’ rights ally and LGBTIQ+…

Chaguinha is a football trainer, girl’s rights ally, LGBTIQ+ advocate, and role model to girls across his Brazilian community.
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Radha escaped child marriage. Now she’s a girls’…

At 14 years old Radha escaped from a child marriage. Now, at 24, she is continuing the fight for girls' rights.  
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The changing face of fatherhood in the Middle East

Adnan and Abu are changing the face of fatherhood and smashing gender norms in Lebanon.
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Santina: I want to be prime minister

Last year, Santina, 11, from Timor Leste, took over the position of her prime minister for a day. Now she's determined to inspire girls across her country to become leaders.
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Cash project supports children’s education in Mali

Conflict-affected families in Mali can now afford to send their children to school thanks to a cash for work project.
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