International Day of the Girl 2019Read more
Almost every issue affecting girls today boils down to one thing: a lack of options. A lack of choice is what holds girls back. From getting an education. From reaching their potential. And from choosing when and if they want children. At only 15, Celinda had this choice made for her.
Girls often go unseen and unheard in times of crisis and everyday inequalities are made worse. In honour of #WorldRefugeeDay we’re amplifying the voices of girls living in crisis settings and sharing their stories.
For a family like Helena’s living through the South Sudan crisis, these everyday items have been life-changing.
When Vai was young, she spent two days trapped in a tree without food when the floods came. But this time, she and her daughter nine-year-old Sen were ready.
Rohingya couple Dilara and Rahimullah grapple with this question every day.