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  • Why Sports is a Win-Win for Gender Equality
    Why Sports is a Win-Win for Gender Equality
    Dear Girl Up Club Leader, Do you remember the first time you played a sport? Maybe it was soccer with kids living on your block. Maybe it was shooting your first basketball after school with friends. Or maybe you decided to try out for the track and field team. Whatever the sport or physical activity, we know it was a big moment for you. Believe it or not, ... more...
  • Club Meeting Idea
    Club Meeting Idea
    Is your Club preparing for the new school year? Do you need ideas for Club meetings? Start your next Club meeting talking about Sports for a Purpose as we aim to educate and raise awareness about the gender barriers in sports. Take action along your Club members by: - signing a petition -  sharing sports graphics , - download a one-page fact sheet to share - ... more...
  • APPLY: Day of the Girl Summit, UN in New York
    APPLY: Day of the Girl Summit, UN in New York
    STRAIGHT FROM THE UN, A SPECIAL MESSAGE FOR GIRL UP CHANGEMAKERS: Attention girls of the world!   This year marks the eighth anniversary of the International Day of the Girl (IDG 2019)! Every year, there is a free event held at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC that is completely run by girls! We need YOU to help make this year’s performance the ... more...
  • Fundraiser Spotlight
    Fundraiser Spotlight
    This week we wanted to spotlight on Forest Hills Girl Up Club! They raised $1,200.00 from their International Day of the Girl: Movie Night and attended the Today Show in October 2018. Awesome job FHHS Girl Up Club! more...
  • CLUB OF THE WEEK
    CLUB OF THE WEEK
    Bainbridge Island Girl Up has been very engaging with their community this year! Club leader Merrill recently was invited to speak about Girl Up on a podcast and they have been hosting ice cream fundraisers this summer, congrats! more...
  • Fundraiser Spotlight
    Fundraiser Spotlight
    This week we wanted to spotlight on Girl Up JMHS from Fredericksburg, Virginia. They raised $1,153.06 from a Fundraiser, an All-Ages Show, and a coin drive! Great job Girl Up JMHS! more...
  • CLUB OF THE WEEK
    CLUB OF THE WEEK
    Piscataway High School Girl Up Club is the club of the week! They held a fundraiser by raffling two baskets filled with snacks, beauty products, and other treats, raising $120. Congratulations 😃 more...
  • Fundraiser Spotlight
    Fundraiser Spotlight
    Keep a lookout for another one of our blog segments - Fundraiser Spotlights! You can find them over at the bottom of the Fundraise page as well. This week we wanted to spotlight on Hood River Valley High School Girl Up. They raised $10,000 from their Giving Tuesday Fundraiser, Food Delivery, and Coffee Selling, and another $9,600 for the Global 5k! Way to ... more...
  • GENDER EQUITY NEWS UPDATE: World Cup Edition
    GENDER EQUITY NEWS UPDATE: World Cup Edition
    The FIFA Women's World Cup, France 2019 has officially kicked off! (YES pun intended) Here's what a few media outlets are saying about this year's tournament: The Conversation: The gender pay gap for the FIFA World Cup is US$370 million. It's time for equity. Time: After a Record Women's Soccer World Cup Victory, the Internet Demands the Team Should ... more...
  • New Advocacy Curriculum
    New Advocacy Curriculum
    Girl Up is excited to announce that it has created a new advocacy curriculum, Girls' Voice. This curriculum was created in collaboration with Rise Up over the past two years. This interactive curriculum will walk you through the steps of how to create an effective advocacy campaign. The curriculum can be used as a guide to identify issues that most ... more...

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