Geisha girl, sassy black girl sidekick, oppressed Muslimah, Latina siren, pocahontas; racialized girls rarely see accurate portrayals of their lives in mainstream media. We need media created by racialized girls that celebrates the complexity of thier lives, thier magic, their brilliance.
Montreal (QC) October 10th, 2014: On the eve of the International Day of the Girl, the Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to its youngest recipient yet: Malala Yousafzai. Girls Action Foundation is delighted by the prestigious recognition of an international girls’ rights advocate.
Here is the Members’ News roundup, containing news and upcoming events across Canada related to girls, young women, and social justice.
Voici un résumé des Nouvelles des membres comprenant des nouvelles et des évènements futurs à travers le Canada liés aux filles, aux jeunes femmes et à la justice sociale.
For the 11th consecutive year, girls and young women steer away from typical Valentine’s Day activities, and are invited to create action-oriented projects that raise awareness about issues important to them and their communities. Registration is now open!