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Girlvolution

Since 1995, Powerful Voices has been leading the call for a Girl Justice movement in Seattle. Girl Justice means making equitable gains in health, economic, education, and juvenile justice systems for all girls, but particularly those facing economic and racial disparities.


Girlvolution

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Another call for Girl Justice!

The future of social activism.

Call for Girl Justice!: The state of women of color in the U.S.

"Women will account for about 40 percent of the 10,500 athletes at the London Olympics. That’s about the same gender breakdown as in the last two Olympic Games. It’s also about twice the share women represented four decades ago" via NYTimes (nyti.ms/LsqBvH)

Girls count, so we need to count girls. We don’t actually know how many girls get married and become sexually active before the age of 15. The world simply doesn’t collect data for girls under 15. We need to collect and disaggregate data by sex and age so that we know what a girl’s reality is. If we don’t collect the data, we are actively choosing to leave girls invisible. www.girleffect.org

SWSG Boston

#KeepItReal

Join the Keep It Real Challenge

Seventeen Magazine: Give Girls Images of Real Girls! Sign the petition here.

Talkin' about a Girlvolution

How the ACA is helping young women!

Why we need the Violence Against Women Act courtesy of the YWCA

Yes, I am transgender. No, I am not gay. [click on this image to find an insightful short clip featuring a number of trans activists answering the question, "How do you describe your gender identity?"]

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choice

women in the workforce

Cause and Affect

Positive Girl Culture

The chart above shows how much the earnings of the typical, college-educated, full-time worker grow over time, starting with his or her entry-level job at age 22.

"We the people -- that means all of us."

22 things you can do anytime to make girls' lives better

List of 37 organizations that empower girls

We all need feminism.