Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Girls, boys and dignity

Today marks the beginning of the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign 2011. There are at least twelve tabs open on my browser, as I browse the thoughts of writers and activists on the importance of focusing on girls as a development strategy. This week, I will be contributing to this debate by asking two sets of questions: 

How do we talk about the plight, needs and challenges women and girls face while preserving their dignity? 

And is the inclusion of people of all genders in the advocacy of gender campaigns central to these campaigns' success? 

Click here for the first set of my answers. 
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To read other posts that are part of the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign, click here. You can still write your own post; the incredibly inspiring Tara Mohr has lined up resources to help you do that. Join the conversation.

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