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Born into the Lenca people in La Esperanza, Honduras in 1971 Berta Cáceres grew up to become a Honduran indigenous activist, environmental activist and the co-founder of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras.
Junior Girl Frances Belt writes about New Zealand MP 26-year-old Chloe Swarbrick, who went viral in 2019 after her “OK Boomer” moment.
In Part Two of her media analysis, Junior Girl Emily Rawle discusses sisters from the classic Cinderella, and from Lilo & Stitch.
Junior Girl Mengshu Ye reviews the classic Chinese novel “The Dream of the Red Chamber” and talks about girls’ lives during the Qing dynasty.
Junior Girl Emily VanderBent writes about the iconic Dear America book series in the early 2000s, and one of her favorite books in the series.
At age 19, Baker moved to Paris, where the more integrated crowds accepted her as a performer rather than just a chorus girl. She became a popular performer and was even depicted in Picasso’s paintings.
Junior Girl Mengshu Ye writes about her summer experiences in Amherst, Massachusetts, and her love of famed poet Emily Dickinson.
In part one of her media analysis, Junior Girl Emily Rawle discusses sisterhood in Disney, and the relationship between Anna and Elsa in 2013’s Frozen.
Junior Girl Teresa Mettela discusses the rise of “soft boys” and the subtle, pervasive misogyny that continues to persist.
Junior Girl Emily Rawle expertly analyzes reality television and the rise of the “villain edit” that is prevalent in the medium.