< p>I went out with a new friend back in April, for sushi. Just sushi. And it ended up costing me thousands of dollars.
“Educating girls, ultimately educates everyone. It is the power within that can move mountains without”
Our founder and Executive Director, Kate Fletcher, is about to turn 75. She's an incredible woman with a fierce passion.
Just two weeks ago I met Sandrene*, a fourteen year old girl from a rural parish in Jamaica who signed up to participate in the I’m Glad I’m A Girl Summer Camp.
GLOBAL CHANGE STARTS WITH GIRLS (by Kathy CALVIN, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation) "ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS:
Firelight is dedicating a section of our website towards highlighting the work that our grantee partners are doing to improve the lives of adolescent girls in their communities.
In a few months’ time, MEMPROW, an organistion that focuses on empowering and mentoring girls and young women will be celebrating five years.
5 Nov 2012, Gorakhpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh is the fifth stop of Nirmal Bharat Yatra (the Great Wash Yatra).
At Denver's Florence Crittenton High School for teenage mothers, the school is offering it's first-ever leadership class.
In my country, lot is happening to make women empowerment real. 33% of the seats in the parliament is reserved for the women. In rural India, village council must have 50% women members.