Girl Most Likely To: Need Your Help

In a country overwhelmed by refugee children, the schools had no room for her.


Hanan, age 8, lives in a Jordanian slum with her mother and four siblings.


Girl Most Likely To: Escape Her Fate

For a girl with untapped potential, child marriage could end her life before it starts.


Angie is 13 and lives in a one-bedroom house with her family in Honduras.


Girl Power at Its Best

When I left for Lalwi village, in Bahraich, to meet the girls of Ekta adolescent group, little did I know that I was about to discover a gold mine of inspirational stories.


Change Begins at Home

Thanks to the Join My Village maternal health program in India, women like Seema are learning about prenatal care and safe births in their local villages.


Girl Most Likely To: Cultivate Lasting Change

She just became the most educated person in her family.


Orphaned at age 13, Jenifer was raised by her aunts, whom she affectionately calls her “other mothers.” They’re subsistence farmers who live in a tiny mud-brick home with Jenifer and her sister.  


ICRW – Shifting Young Men’s Attitudes About Gender in the Balkans

Experiencing, witnessing and perpetrating violence is an all too common reality for boys growing up in this post-conflict environment, which is still marred by the violent breakup of the former Yugoslavia in the late 1990s and early 2000s.


Saving Syria’s Girls

Last week, I traveled to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees. I knew I was about to hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence and destruction. I also knew that I'd see firsthand how Syria's civil war has impacted girls.


International Day of the Girl: The Classroom is too Crowded for Refugee Daughters

When I arrived in Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees, I knew I would hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence that would also reveal how Syria’s civil war has impacted girls.