Archive for Issues for Women

10 Resources to Teach Youth about Issues Against Girls and Women

1.       Movies – Girl Rising, select portions of Half the Sky, Beyond Borders (Afganistan story after 9-11)

2.       Books – Half the Sky (just portions) 

3.       Statistics – http://dayofthegirl.org/girls-denied-education-worldwide/

http://womenofvision.org/why-are-girls-the-answer/

4.       Videos – Youtubes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwEhKu3T51Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Li9YRvRZD8

5.       Stories of Girls

http://standwithmalala.org/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/16/most-dangerous-countries-women-_n_877706.html

6.       Issues – maternal health, violence, trafficking, education, child brides, abortion

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/08/business/best-place-to-be-a-mother/index.html

7.       Stories of heroes

http://womenofvision.org/state-of-the-worlds-mothers-2013/

For older kids:  http://www.womenforwomen.org/news-women-for-women/global-hotspots.php

8.       Organizations advocating for or helping them – Women At Risk http://warinternational.org/, Strong Women Strong World http://strongwomenstrongworld.org/

if older girls: http://www.womenoffaith.com/2013/06/free-the-girls/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily&utm_term=email&utm_campaign=FreetheGirls&utm_content=20130610

9.     Pray  http://www.worldvision.org/news/july-prayer-focus-pray-women-and-girls

10.      Meet them!…go to the hard places (safely)…nothing like meeting these girls

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