Was Catherine a willing or unwilling participant in her affairs? The evidence points to somewhat willing – though whether a thirteen year old girl, under wardship and surrounded by young men, could truly be willing is up for debate.
We are seeking contributions to our I am a Girl exhibit, which will premiere in 2021. This exhibit explores the historical and contemporary definitions of girlhood, and hopes to provide the world with a more inclusive perspective on what it means to identify as a “girl” today.
In 2014, Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Prize in recognition of her “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”
Today’s site is about one of the most famous girls in recent history – Anne Frank, and the house she lived in during World War II. Today, the Secret Annex is part of the Anne Frank House museum, which opened in 1960 as a place to discover Anne’s story and discuss the dangers of discrimination, racism, and hatred of Jews.
I know what kind of world I want post COVID-19, but do you? Visit our Podcast page on Anchor, and click the ‘Message’ button to leave a voicemail telling us how you would like to see the world change for the better: https://anchor.fm/girlspeak