Your Journey with Girl Up

How are you advancing gender equality? No matter what issue you focus on, you are an important part of the movement to realize girls' rights. Share your own story, or read other members' stories - so we can learn from each other and be inspired!

  • GIVE THEM FREE PADS
    Every girl/ woman deserves free pads especially those girls in the rural areas especially in Nigeria . It will shock you to know that so many of this girls use their cloths or same rappers used my their mothers during their flow. Which is so sad. Study has shown that 70 percent of girls in rural places miss school for at least 4 days each months over ... more...
  • End period poverty to keep a girl in school
    Girls who are less privileged still experience period poverty and period shaming. They mostly prefer to miss school during their periods as a way of dealing with this issue.My friend and I took the initiative to help girls in one school to donate sanitary towels and exercise books to the girls. We achieved this by starting the #onedollarcampaign initiative where people donated one dollar to help us buy these essentials. more...
  • Safe commute for girls
    I my country due to the lack of public transportation facilities many girls face issue in commuting from their homes to schools, colleges and their workplace. This issue discourages many parents to allow their daughter to continue her studies or work. more...