Girl Determined

Girl Determined is a leadership project designed to assist girls ages 12-17 to avoid the pitfalls of trafficking, dangerous labor and other forms of violence, by facilitating girls' recognition of their personal and group potential. Because of our belief in girls as potential change-agents in their households, communities and nations, our program aims to increase girls' ability to make strategic life-decisions, generate choices and exercise bargaining power. This real empowerment creates opportunities for girls to better cope with their difficulties, envision alternatives and take leadership into their own hands. The underlying premise of Girl Determined work is that educating, ...

Girls discussing team work under a tree.

Girls discussing team work under a tree.
Photo from Progress Report '"Now I feel equal." Zar Zar, age 15.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Stretching! Photo: Minzayar

Stretching!  Photo: Minzayar
Photo from Progress Report 'We are all stretching ourselves in 2016!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Aung San Suu Kyi - photo Reuters/Jorge Silva

Aung San Suu Kyi - photo Reuters/Jorge Silva
Photo from Progress Report 'What is the impact of recent elecitons on girls?' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girl Determined participants having fun- together.

Girl Determined participants having fun- together.
Photo from Progress Report 'Data! Data! Data! What is our impact?' (view small | med | large | orig)

A determined girl Kachin girl and her mother

A determined girl Kachin girl and her mother
Photo from Progress Report 'My Story of Change - Ja Seng Hkawn, Age 15' (view small | med | large | orig)
 

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