iTwixie is a safe online social networking site for tween girls. The philosophy of the site’s founders is that girls are full of curiosity, smarts, ideas and beauty and they have the power to change the world. iTwixie challenges girls to express their unique talents, creations, natural beauty and true interests. It brings girls together to try new things; to explore tough topics; and to create a powerful bond between girls from all over the globe. (Sounds like fun to me!)
The simple fact of being born female means you are more likely to be subjected to violence, disease, poverty and disadvantage than any other group on the planet. “I Am A Girl” is a feature length documentary and online project currently in production and made possible through philanthropic support. The film will tell the stories of ten girls from ten different countries around the world and explore the realities of what it means to grow up female.
Director - Rebecca Barry
Hardy Girls Healthy Women (HGHW) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the health and well being of girls and women. Its vision is that all girls and women experience equality, independence, and safety in their everyday lives. It creates opportunities, develops programs, and provides services that empowers girls; its resources and services are powered by the latest research in girls' development.
Global Girl Media is a coalition of women broadcasters and journalists from around the world that has recognized that much mainstream reporting focuses on flash points of violence, celebrity or disaster, while the everyday experience and voice of the invisible majority, particularly young women, passes silently under the radar.
GGM puts girls at the center of the story, training a future generation of female citizen journalists. It is dedicated to empowering high-school-age girls from under-served communities through media, leadership and journalistic training to have a voice in the global media universe and their own futures.
Girl Up, a campaign of the United Nations Foundation, gives American girls the opportunity to channel their energy and compassion to raise awareness and funds for programs of the United Nations that help some of the world’s hardest-to-reach adolescent girls. Through Girl Up’s support, girls have the opportunity to become educated, healthy, safe, counted, and positioned to be the next generation of leaders.