Equality for Women and Girls

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Advancing Girls Equality

Abriendo Oportunidades Girls playing picture

The Population Council launched Abriendo Oportunidades (“Opening Opportunities”) in 2004, an initiative that connects and empowers Mayan girls in Guatemala…. Read More »

In the Sololá Department, known for its extremely poor health indicators and high rates of poverty, only about 5% of Mayan girls complete secondary school. Starfish International aims to change that, attempting to reach 500 indigenous girls over 20 years and radically transform their educational and life prospects. … Read More »

Summit supports the work of Population Services International (PSI) and its local affiliate, PASMO/Honduras, as it pilots girlfocused activities reaching 640 girls aged 10-19 in 11 communities in the rural Valle de Sula area of Honduras…. Read More »