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Empowering Girls in Sports (Fiji)

SI Sigatoka is trying to develop the skills in young girls which will help in nation building. They are encouraging young girls to participate in extra-curricular activities. These young girls may be the future leaders of the country. The club donated Sports Uniforms for girls, empowering and motivating them in a positive and leadership-building activity. […]

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Crews, Cliques & Catfights (New Zealand)

The prevalence of violence among young girls in their community needed to be acknowledged, and solutions found to combat it. Club members planned that the welfare, health and education sector-groups would be able to empower and inform their colleagues, and that parents and caregivers attending would be able to network with each other afterwards and […]

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Girls Moving Forward (India)

Formal education in India sometimes does not provide practical knowledge or prepare you with life skills. These workshops fill in the gaps in their education, and we also answer several questions that they sometimes cannot ask their mothers . In most cases those who participated are first generation learners. We know that these workshops have […]

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Teen Programs Across the US

Because You’re Special Suicide, alcohol and drug use and eating disorders are increasing among teenage girls. Alcohol and drug use make girls more susceptible to sexual abuse. These issues are associated with low self-esteem among teen girls. SI Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills used a grant from the Federation to produce a series of skits for […]

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Knickers for Knowledge (UK/ Zimbabwe)

Many children in Sub-Saharan Africa are deprived of education. Girls of post-puberty age are further disadvantaged due to the shortage of school segregated toilets with water and lack of sanitary pads. A girl loses approximately 13 learning days in every school term, or up to 24 weeks out of a possible 144 weeks of learning […]

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Reusable sanitary towels in Kenya

Reusable Sanitary Towels (Kenya)

The Kibagare Girls Football team is a group of girls from the Kibagare Slum in Nairobi. The team was formed to give the girls positive non-formal education. Being from disadvantaged backgrounds, the girls’ families are unable to buy sanitary towels for them. As a result, the girls have to use unsanitary materials which may also […]

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Scholarships for Higher Education for Girls (India)

This club has been motivating about half a dozen young girls from severely depressed families to consider continuing to tertiary education after secondary. It was most encouraging to see that when the School Board Examination results from their secondary education were announced, these girls had fared very well. The academic success also built up their […]

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Kizuna Scholarships (Japan)

This club decided to give a grant of 20,000 a month to a girl who transferred from Fukushima, to a school that the club has supported in the past. They have committed to provide this support until her graduation. The project was held as part of Maebashi Club’s 35th anniversary memorial project. It was a […]

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