Girls in Global News

Global attention to young women’s issues and activism was ignited by Malala Yousafzai’s advocacy of education for Pakistani girls, protests against the gang rape of New Delhi student who fought back referred to as Braveheart, “Bring Back Our Girls” protests against kidnapping of Nigerian school girls by Boko Haram, the murder of hundreds of girls and women in northern Mexico and indigenous girls in Canada, global SlutWalks, Take Back the Night marches, and young women’s leadership in the Arab Spring.

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