Mythological Girls: Bachué

Bachué is the mother goddess and master of the Muisca or Chibcha culture, an ancient Colombian civilisation. They were native to the area now known as Bogotá, and gained fame as the origin of the El Dorado legend. Bachué was believed...

Girls Undercover: Manuela S√°enz

  Name: Manuela S√°enz Occupation: Revolutionary, war hero, spy Location: Quito, Ecuador, 1797-1856 As seen in: the novels Our Lives are the Rivers, by Jaime Manrique, and Manuela, by Gregroy Kaufmann, the opera Manuela y Bolivar, by Diego Luzuriaga, the film...

Girl Soldiers: Colombia

The conflict in Colombia began 50 years ago between rebel groups (most notably FARC rebels) and the government. In this time over 50,000 people have lost their lives, as well as leaving Colombia with the largest population of internally displaced people. The...

A Quick Zip across the Ravine

Girls throughout the world have a wide range of transportation options at their disposal. In most countries, boys and girls arrive at school via car, a public school bus, or a close walk or bike ride. However, some children, like Daisy Mara, use unconventional modes...

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