Blog: What’s Happening Now?
On the fifth International Day of the Girl, it’s time we committed ourselves to doing something truly meaningful to help unlock the power of girls. By Farah Mohamed and Caroline Riseboro.read more
By Shyla Devi Gupta, Official Global Correspondent, G(irls)20 Summit 2016, Beijing, China Imagine you are a young woman about to begin medical school; the future is bright. You are motivated to succeed and are on the path to becoming accomplished in your field....read more
It may not be the best thing to say but it’s a tumultuous time in the global economy. Loaded comment right? Well, last week I had the rare opportunity to attend the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu, China. There were discussions on...read more
By Shyla Devi Gupta, Official Global Correspondent, G(irls)20 Summit 2016, Beijing, China Secretary of State and Democratic nominee for President of the United States of America, Hilary Clinton, once said, “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the...read more
Attending a G20 meeting is a rare opportunity for a teenage girl. It’s an honour to be at an event where decisions are made that affect our entire planet and to have the chance to meet key decision makers. At every chance, I’m making sure to talk about the...read more
It is what you would expect of a meeting of 300 business leaders and politicians; intense security, multiple languages all at once, firm handshakes and jockeying for the best seat in the house — I think we call this organized chaos. Just 30 minutes earlier and...read more
Whenever I’m asked about women empowerment, I always say the same thing: I believe with all my heart that the 21st century is the era of women. The most important trend in today’s world is the rise of female participation in the labour force. This is both...read more
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