UN system content on girl child

Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014

UN Women

Coming of age, youth become gender equality champions in Kyrgyzstan
(UN Women, 2014)

Photo essay: Could a girl like me become SG?
(UN Women, 2014)

Photo essay: Shaping the agenda, youth march forward
(UN Women, 2014)

Games and children, a new direction to ending sexual violence
(UN Women, 2014)

In Afghanistan, women and girls strive to get an education
(UN Women, 2013)

Escaping the scourge of female genital mutilation in Tanzania: a Maasai girls’ school provides scholarships for those at risk
(UN Women, 2012) [SpanishFrench]

UNICEF

Simple solutions to keep girls in school in Bangladesh
(UNICEF, 2013)

A mentoring programme opens new career paths for girls in South Africa
(UNICEF, 2013)

UNFPA

Indigenous girls in Guatemala break the cycle of poverty
(UNFPA, 2014)

FAO

Ending child labour for girls and boys in the fisheries sector
(FAO, 2013)

United Nations

UN's Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council
India: Managing Menstrual Hygiene (video, 4:44)
(UN, 2014)

For more information on the Girl Child, check out the In Focus editorial package on the new Beijing+20 campaign website.