Good News For Girls: No Apologies for Brilliance

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How We See Ourselves: Your hair-free head might be a source of embarrassment. Or it might be another place to show off your beauty. Embracing all the features prone to shame. (if you missed Sarah’s post earlier this week … you’re welcome.) With a little support (as Bev reminded us) maybe we can even Flourish. […]

Educated Girls Will Change the World #BringBackOurGirls

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We forget that we are powerful. We forget that in many countries, it is the labour, intellect, creativity and stamina of women who keep economies and populations functioning. The world is beginning to learn of the hundreds of Nigerian school girls kidnapped in order to be sold off. The outrage, absent from the mainstream media […]

Good News For Girls: Valentines + Selfies + Empathy Library

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Advocates! Maria Keller, 5th grader, reader, has distributed 1 million books to kids who lacked access to reading material. Xiao Meili walks across China to raise awareness of sexual violence. Yeliz Yuksel takes risks a lot to bring women’s hockey to a conservative town in northeast Turkey. Seeking to end the practice of FGM in […]

Good News for Girls: Underwater Acrobatics + Power Tools + Johnny Cash

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A whole new year stretches out in front of you; how will you express yourself this year? Will you write a letter of apology to your body? Will you celebrate your shape on glossy pages? Will you take up acrobatics, even if no one thinks you can? Will you reinvent guitar? Will you reinvent business, […]

Good News For Girls: Girl Declaration + Malala + Books!

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That sweet girl? That’s Dhiya. She lives in Iraq, and when Heber Vega made this photograph for The Preemptive Love Coalition (PLC), she’d just had heart surgery that saved her life. PLC co-founder Jeremy Courtney recently published the book Preemptive Love: Pursuing Peace One Heart at a Time about their mission to embody Love and foster peace […]