Lorena gomez-barris's Blog (21)

Let Girls Lead #IDG2014 - Making the Global Connection: Girls Matter Everywhere

(via the Huffington Post)

Let Girls Lead is thrilled to continue our celebration of International Day of the Girl 2014 with this new entry to our blog series written by amazing girl leaders involved in our work around the world. In this piece, Lorena…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on October 7, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Let Girls Lead #IDG2014 - Teenage Pregnancy in Nigeria: Facts and Truth

(via the Huffington Post)

Let Girls Lead is thrilled to celebrate International Day of the Girl 2014 (IDG) with a blog series written by amazing girl leaders involved in our work around the world. Today we share a piece by Somotochuku of Nigeria, who…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on October 7, 2014 at 10:38am — No Comments

Let Girls Lead #IDG2014: Moving Girls Towards Equality Through Sports and Education

(via the Huffington Post)

Let Girls Lead is thrilled to continue our celebration of…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on September 29, 2014 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Let Girls Lead #IDG 2014: When I Picture a Fair World for Girls

(via The Huffington Post)

Let Girls Lead is thrilled to launch our celebration of International Day of the Girl 2014 with a blog series written by amazing girl leaders involved in our work around the world. Today we are sharing a piece by…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on September 26, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

Plight of a Malawian Girl-Child by Memory Banda

via The Huffington Post

Let Girls Lead is thrilled to launch our celebration of International Day of the…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on September 23, 2014 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Girls: The World's Greatest Return on Investment by Dr. Denise Dunning

http://www.impatientoptimists.org/Posts/2014/02/The-Worlds-Greatest-Return-on-Investment

Published on Impatient Optimists: 2-13-14

Girls: The World's Greatest Return on Investment

February 13, 2014…
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Added by lorena gomez-barris on February 18, 2014 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Full Access Full Choice: Blog from the International Conference on Family Planning by Makda Mikre Tessema - AGALI Ethiopia Fellow

 

International Conference on Family Planning held Nov 12-15 2013 in Addis Ababa,…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on November 22, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments

My Unforgettable Experience in New York - Emilia Yeimy Chojolan Sacalxot - Paz Joven, Guatemala

 

As part of the 2013 Day of the Girl Celebration Let Girls Lead invited Guatemalan girl leader Yeimy Chojolan Sacalxot (pictured above speaking at the United Nations) and 2013…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on November 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Raise Your Voice - Alza tu Voz: Maria Luisa Mendez, AGALI 2013 Guatemala Fellow

Raise Your Voice

By Maria Luisa Mendez, AGALI 2013 Guatemala Fellow, Paz Joven

As part of the 2013 Day of the Girl Celebration Let Girls Lead invited Guatemalan girl leader Yeimy…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on October 31, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Blog para la Cumbre de la Juventud Primero de Salud Sexual y Reproductiva en Guatemala

Escrito por Emily Hagerman

La salud sexual y reproductiva ha sido oficialmente puesto en la agenda nacional en Guatemala, como la Primera Cumbre Nacional de Jóvenes por la Salud Sexual y Reproductiva, se celebró en la Ciudad de Guatemala el 24 y el 25 de septiembre. Tres becarios de la Iniciativa de Incidencia y Liderazgo de las Niñas Adolescentes (AGALI) participaron activamente en la Cumbre como parte de sus actividades de promoción de la salud y los derechos de las…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on October 3, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Blog for the First Youth Summit for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Guatemala

 

Written by Emily Hagerman, AGALI Program Coordinator

Youth sexual and reproductive health has officially been put on the national agenda in Guatemala, as the First National Summit on Young People for Sexual and Reproductive Health was held in Guatemala City on September 24th and 25th. Three Fellows of the Adolescent Girls’ Advocacy & Leadership Initiative (AGALI) participated actively in the Summit as part of their advocacy…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on October 3, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Evaluation IS Intervention by AGALI Program Director Dr. Denise Dunning

http://www.marketsforgood.org/evaluation-is-intervention/

Evaluation IS Intervention by AGALI Program Director Dr. Denise Dunning

It is clear that evaluation is a valuable tool to assess the impact of social sector initiatives. Less apparent but equally important is the correlate – evaluation directly influences social sector…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on May 1, 2013 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Celebrate Solutions: Transforming Lives through Girl-Centered Advocacy - by Dr. Denise Dunning, AGALI Program Director

Celebrate Solutions: Transforming Lives through Girl-Centered Advocacy

By: Dr. Denise Dunning, Program Director, Public Health Institute

Girls and women in Liberia are successfully advocating for their rights in the face of pervasive gender-based violence. During Liberia’s 14-year civil war, 75% of girls and women were victims of rape and 90% experienced some form of…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on April 22, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments

The True Beneficiary is the Organization That Listens - Dr. Denise Dunning, AGALI Program Director

January 30, 2013 | Denise Dunning, PhD, MPA | as originally appeared on Markets for Good

In this blog, which originally appeared on…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on January 31, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Beginning of the End for Child Marriage

AGALI Program Manager Emily Teistworth published a blog on the Huffington Post today detailing the push by AGALI Grantee AGANET to raise the age of marriage in Malawi by the end of the year.

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emily-teitsworth/child-marriage_b_2231142.html

Added by lorena gomez-barris on December 4, 2012 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Everything Has a Time: Being a Girl in Liberia

 

We are pleased to invite you to view our latest AGALI video.  As you know, the AGALI team was recently in Liberia for our 2012 advocacy training.  We took the opportunity to visit one of our grantee’s projects while we were there. We were immediately both impressed and humbled by our visit at THINK’s Safe Home for Girls just outside of Monrovia.  The need for advocacy is great in Liberia and the work our Fellows are doing on behalf of girls is powerful.…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on June 14, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Vital Voices Global Partnership honors female leaders including AGALI Fellow Rosanna Schaack

Congratulations again to AGALI Liberia Fellow, Rosana Schaack, for her many achievements.  This prestigious award recognizes the amazing work she continues to do on behalf of adolescent girls!

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on June 7, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments

AGALI 2010 and 2011 Grantee, Rosana Schaack to Speak at U.S. Department of State

In honor of the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Rosana Schaack, Executive Director, Touching Humanity in Need of Kindness (THINK) in Liberia and AGALI Grant Recipient 2010 and 2011, will be speaking at the U.S. Department of State on Monday, November 21, 2011. 

WOW!  Way to go Rosana! Details below:

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Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on November 17, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

AGALI in Malawi

 

Continuing our advocacy efforts on behalf of adolescent girls, AGALI will be working intensively in Malawi for the…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on May 12, 2011 at 10:28am — No Comments

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