#Girls' Empowerment

  • Article: Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Will Get to Compete in the US After All

    Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Will Get to Compete in the US After All

    By Meghan Werft|CHIME FOR CHANGE|July 13, 2017

    "We just wanted to show the power and skills of Afghan girls to Americans." Read more

  • Article: Demi Lovato Skyped With a 19-Year-Old Refugee Advocate For This Very Important Reason

    Demi Lovato Skyped With a 19-Year-Old Refugee Advocate For This Very Important Reason

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 22, 2017

    “I want you to know that I hear your voice and I stand with you.” Read more

  • Article: This Teen Thought There Should Be More Women of Color as Coders — So She Wrote a Book to Inspire Them

    This Teen Thought There Should Be More Women of Color as Coders — So She Wrote a Book to Inspire ...

    By Meghan Werft|CHIME FOR CHANGE|May 19, 2017

    Because Sasha loves to code. Read more

  • Article: Teens in Bangladesh are Bringing Child Marriage to an End – One Door at a Time

    Teens in Bangladesh are Bringing Child Marriage to an End – One Door at a Time

    By Gabriella Canal|CHIME FOR CHANGE|March 31, 2017

    Child marriage is technically illegal. Yet, 6 in 10 girls are married before the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Meet Nadya Okamoto, 18-Year-Old Global Citizen Who’s Changing the Conversation About Menstruation

    Meet Nadya Okamoto, 18-Year-Old Global Citizen Who’s Changing the Conversation About Menstruation

    By Gabriella Canal|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 23, 2017

    They call her the “period girl”, and she has addressed over 75,000 of them in the last two years. Read more

  • Article: After Escaping Marriage to Afghan Man, 70, in 10th Grade, Rihala Is Now Pursuing a Law Degree

    After Escaping Marriage to Afghan Man, 70, in 10th Grade, Rihala Is Now Pursuing a Law Degree

    From CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 14, 2017

    “It’s the law that can protect people. Only the law," said Rihala. Read more

  • Article: These Teen Girls in Afghanistan Are Kicking Ass — Literally

    These Teen Girls in Afghanistan Are Kicking Ass — Literally

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 8, 2017

    Girls fight gender norms with swords. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Rising Among Syrian Refugees, According to New Study

    Child Marriage Rising Among Syrian Refugees, According to New Study

    By Gabriella Canal|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 2, 2017

    16-year-old Syrian refugee, Raneem, is at high risk of child marriage and she’s not the only one. Read more