The Carver community can join longtime program partner LiveGirl to Celebrate the International Day of the Girl at their Facebook Live: Raising A Confident Girl, Thursday, October 11th @ 11 am, featuring Catherine Bailey, Founder of Think or Blue. Bailey is an expert on gender norms, who will provide resources to help children be confident, kind, and proud to be themselves! CLICK HERE & join LiveGirl LIVE tomorrow to ask your questions!
This year’s International Day of the Girl is themed “With Her: A Skilled Girl Force”. Join the UN in standing with girls everywhere as they inspire, innovate and take charge of their own future.
The 1.1 billion girls of today’s world are challenging the status quo. They’re redefining girlhood, and they’re doing so against the odds.
Across the world, girls face adversities that hinder their education, training and entry into the workforce. They have less access to information, communication technology and resources, such as the internet where the global gender gap is growing.
A quarter of young people, most of them girls, are neither employed nor getting an education or training.
And yet, they persist, they succeed. They are innovating technology to solve global challenges, they are standing up for the environment, they are raising their voices against violence and they are preparing to run for office.