Equality for Women and Girls

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Rise Up activates girls, youth, and women to transform their lives, families, and communities for a more just and equitable world by strengthening leadership, investing in local solutions, and building movements. Rise Up began by investing in 38 leaders in Guatemala and Honduras. In the past ten years, they’ve grown to a global network of… Read More »

Girls are powerful. When girls are educated, healthy, and safe, they can transform their lives, their families, and their communities. When girls stand up for other girls in need, they empower each other and make our world a better place to live. Girl Up and Rise Up are working to engage girls to take action… Read More »

This evaluation focuses on projects supported by Rise Up in Honduras and Guatemala. Rise Up is an organization that has programming in 15 countries worldwide and supports leadership and advocacy programs for and with adolescent girls and women to enable them to advocate for meaningful change in their lives and communities. The advocacy activities encompass… Read More »

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The Girl Center is a global research center and information hub, that generates, synthesizes, and translates evidence to transform the lives of adolescent girls…. Read More »

Control and regulation of sexuality – in particular adolescent girls’ sexuality – is a critical and often unaddressed manifestation of gender inequality that exists across different cultural contexts and communities around the world. In response to the limited discussion of sexuality in the global discourse on child, early and forced marriage and unions (CEFMU), 41… Read More »

Established in 1990, FUNDAECO is a Guatemalan organization dedicated to the conservation of the nature and the promotion of sustainable community development. FUNDAECO promotes the establishment and management of protected areas, promotes the conservation of biodiversity through biological research and monitoring, environmental education and political advocacy. In 2009, in response to the socioeconomic situation and… Read More »

Rise Up is proud to publish their award-winning Guide to Girl-Centered Advocacy, an intensive curriculum that engages girls and their allies in strategic advocacy to improve girls’ lives around the world. Girls have the power to transform their own lives, families, communities, and the world. The heart of their approach is an integrated emphasis on… Read More »

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Produced in partnership with Summit collaborator the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), this 2014 film explores the prevalence of child marriage in Guatemala with the direction and images of photo journalist Stephanie Sinclair. Guatemala was the tenth country where Sinclair documented the issue of child marriage, beginning with a 2011 film focused on child marriage… Read More »

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This short 2015 video provides a brief overview of  Population Council’s Abriendo Oportunidades program within the municipality of Chisec in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Summit has been involved with the Abriendo program since 2005, and has more recently supported its adaption and implementation within Belize’s Toledo District. Video by Jeremy Bunch  

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Girl Rising is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing girls’ education and empowerment on a global scale through storytelling. … Read More »

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