Blog: What’s Happening Now?

As G(irls)20 moves to host their 9th annual summit in Argentina, they do so at a pivotal time in history. The feminist movement in Argentina is in a growing state of excitement and awareness. Argentina has always had a strong history of organizing women’s movements....

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Making Waves

In just two months, young women from countries around the world will meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 9th G(irls)20 Global summit! The delegates, representing 26 countries from South Africa to Russia, Columbia to Japan, will discover they share a universal...

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A New Outlook on Adversity

In 2017 I joined G(irls)20’s Girls on Boards program. As a Queen’s University Commerce student, with a background in tech-based start-ups, I hoped to one day leverage my background in finance and experience with tech to make investing more accessible for people of any...

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Invest in Change, One Girl at a Time

My awareness of human rights violations began when I visited a relative in a Syrian jail. As a child, you are taught that only ‘bad’ people go to jail. Yet, before learning to read and write, I learned that this wasn’t always true. I learned that ‘good’ people could...

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3 Ways to Get Involved at G(irls)20

At the beginning of a new year, we often find ourselves re-evaluating our day-to-day and seek out ways to do better, be better and become more involved in our community. Every year, around this time, G(irls)20 receives countless emails, tweets and messages asking how...

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What The World Needs Now Is Empathy

By Carolann Edwards, Global Director of Learning and Organisational Development, Norton Rose Fulbright “What the world needs now is love, sweet love. It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of … no, not just for some, but for...

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Japanese Women And Men Should Walk Together

By Akane Nakamura, G(irls)20 Delegate, Japan “A woman should walk three steps behind a man.” For generations, this saying has shaped the mindset and image that women should be protected and men should take the lead. Sadly, this attitude is still common in...

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Young Women Use Social Apps For Social Change

By Kate Cyr, G(irls)20 Delegate, USA My strongest community exists on Whatsapp, the platform of choice for my closest, yet geographically distant, friends to discuss their daily successes and struggles. Social media is revolutionizing our relationships, from how we...

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How We Can Help Empower Mexican Girls

By Mariana Vieyra Caballero, G(irls)20 Delegate, Mexico Last year, my perception of economic empowerment changed completely. I had the amazing opportunity of being a museum docent at Querétaro’s Museum of Art (MaQro), the only one in my city that provides tours...

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