Celebrate International Day of the Girl: Support Girl Museum

The earth is home to 1.1 billion girls. They form a generation of young women who will soon begin to take over and shape the future, acting as an integral force within their communities and the wider world. However, the importance of these girls is often overlooked,...

IDG 2016: Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress

In 2011, the UN declared the 11th of October as the International Day of the Girl, to empower girls and to acknowledge the discrimination and inequality girls face on a global, and staggering, scale. The theme for the 2016 International Day of the Girl is Girls’...

International Day of the Girl 2015

To honor the third annual International Day of the Girl Child (#IDG2015), Girl Museum is celebrating with a podcast dedicated to Girls in the Museum. The podcast looks at how girls are represented in museums around the world. Featuring contributions from several...

Girl Poet: My Visit to “Girls Speak Out”

As a girl living a relatively normal life, I never dreamed that my poem would be selected to be part of the United Nation’s Girls Speak Out. The Day of the Girl Summit aims to spread awareness about gender inequalities and the lasting impressions they make on young...

Celebrating Day of the Girl with Brown Girl Surf

How did you celebrate the UN’s International Day of the Girl Child? This year I was fortunate enough to celebrate with Brown Girl Surf at an event held at Patagonia San Francisco on Tuesday, October 8th. Brown Girl Surf is a San Francisco Bay Area organization...

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