Things aren’t always what they seem... that’s what we’re always told, right? Well, it’s true. In taking a look around a rural community in a developing country, what you see is very different than what she sees. Where you see a beautiful river, she sees the place where she bathes and is harassed by boys and men. Read more.
One of my favorite activities we do during our Girl Focus workshops is the Asset-Building Exercise. You might be wondering what an asset is; an asset can be skills, knowledge, or resources. It’s anything that reduces a girl’s vulnerability and expands her opportunities. Read more.
We’ve been doing some really exciting work with our country offices to ensure that our work is impacting the most marginalized girls in the developing countries where we work! We call these workshops Girl Focus, and so far, we’ve completed them in 4 countries - Sierra Leone, Vietnam, India, and Nepal. Read more.