It's International Women's Day!
Be Authentic. Be joyful. Be your awesome self!
8 ways to celebrate women and girls every day Actively show your SUPPORT with words and behavior that say 'you matter.' EMPOWER with messages of inspiration and encouragement. LISTEN to their ideas, wishes, and opinions. STAND UP for those who are being disrespected. GET INVOLVED in programs, activities, events that empower. BE AUTHENTIC by sharing your gifts with compassion and joy. HONOR your experience, wisdom, and magnificence through word and action. ADVOCATE: sign petitions, join committees, run for office, donate, vote...
“Only 1.9% of all charitable donations
are made to organizations dedicated to women and girls.”
- Global Fund for Women
A random short list of organizations that focus on women and girls Alice Paul Institute advocates for equality and the full ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and more. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice with a focus on equal rights and opportunities for women and girls. Girls Inc. serves girls ages 5-18 with programs inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Not Brides is a global partnership across 100 countries committed to ending child marriage and helping girls get further in the world. Global Fund for Women is the leading funder of gender justice organizations, initiatives and movements worldwide. Malala Fund was founded to champion every girl's right to free, safe, quality education. Suppressed Histories Archives is in the process of reorganizing as a non-profit educational resource to educate the public about global women's history and cultural studies. Unchained at Last is a survivor-led nonprofit organization dedicated to ending forced and child marriage in the United States. Child marriage remains legal in 43 states.