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5 Young People Changing the World

By Zoe Colgin August 10, 2017 The world is finally recognizing what we’ve known for a long time: Young people can be extraordinary catalysts for change when they work together to empower themselves and their peers. Together for Girls is ...
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A Father’s Role: Changing the Conversation around Gender Equality

An Interview with Promundo's Gary Barker By Zoe Colgin June 14, 2017 This week, many people around the world will mark Father’s Day, a day to recognize fathers for their countless contributions to the lives of their children and spouses. ...
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Through the Eyes of a Girl: Photographs from Las Fotos Project

November 16, 2016 Too often we see girls as muses and subjects of art rather than as artists. As a result, girls’ representation in the media is often inauthentic and reinforces harmful gender roles. By putting young women behind the camera, ...
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New Netflix Documentary Looks at High School Sexual Assaults in America

Sept. 13, 2016 By Meghana Kulkarni Photo above: Daisy Coleman, Sexual Assault Survivor and Advocate Girlhood is unique for each generation. Today, societal pressures are amplified by social media and smartphones increasing connectedness ...
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Why We Need To Challenge Traditional Ideas of Masculinity Now: A Young Man’s Perspective

By Atang Bowe In many societies and cultures, men and boys are taught from an early age that showing emotions is a “sign of weakness.” Statements such as “real men don’t cry” or “stop acting like a girl” teach boys they should not ...
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