The girl child may be the only type of individual in which most, if not all, of her basic human rights are taken away. We would like to think that if we bring a girl child into the world, she would have access to food, drinkable water, clothing, school supplies, education, etc. We would like [...]
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Here is a picture of Ms. Michelle Bachelet and President Freidman with some Pace students and faculty from the women’s and gender studies department. Thanks to Professor Nancy Reagin and Yvonne Rafferty for making the conference possible! It was also such an honor for Ms. Michelle Bachelet to come to Pace and speak!
This was the question asked of us by Leymah Gbowee, our closing speaker at The Working Group on Girls Pre-UN Conference at Pace University. What do we believe in? I know it may seem like a loaded question but at this conference I felt hope for our over-stimulated, under activated generation. I met girls and [...]
Posted in Working Group on Girls Conference on Feb 23rd, 2011
Hi all! Yesterday I attended a conference for the Working Group on Girls, which was held at Pace University! The first female president of Chile, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, was a keynote speaker. She started the day off strong with her inspirational speech about the empowerment of women. Then, we broke up into workshops that focused [...]