End Child Marriage / Gender Equity / Girls / Social Impact
Why this International Day of the Girl we took the #VowForGirls
“When someone makes the choice about marriage for a girl, it erases all of the other choices she may have in her life,” — Clay Dunn, CEO, VOW to End Child Marriage
Gender Equality / Life Planning / Education / African Perspective
Author: Yakubu Mohammed
Editor’s note: Yakubu Mohammed is a Nigerian actor famous for roles in the hit film Lionheart and the television show Sons of the Caliphate and so much more. Yakubu has expressed a keen interest in using his voice and platforms to advocate for a gender equal world and is working with hive to advance progress on gender equality in Nigeria.
If you asked me last year what the importance of World Contraception Day (Sept 26) was, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you. This year has brought a lot of issues to light, but one that has particularly struck me is the unequal treatment of women and girls, from limited economic access and mobility, to poor access to healthcare, and the epidemic of gender-based violence. …
Gender Equality / Philanthropy / Leadership
Leading philanthropist community, Women Moving Millions, recently launched a new $100M campaign to stem the women and girls funding crisis, partnering with hive to bring this vision to life. Sarah Haacke Byrd, Executive Director, Women Moving Millions discusses the urgent need to catalyze resources to make gender equality a reality with Katie Harrison, Co-founder, hive.
Katie: This year marked 25 years since the Beijing conference where Hillary Clinton famously said ‘human rights are women’s rights…. …