Suicide Attempts Among Black Children and Teens Increasing at Alarming Rates

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Suicide attempts among black children and teens are increasing…

Meet the Young Activists of Color who are Leading the Charge Against Climate Disaster

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Indisputably, Greta Thunberg is an exemplary leader — inspiring…

The U.S. Has Been Silencing Black Girls’ Voices for Decades

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A recent story about a group of girls fighting for civil rights…

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Tackles The ‘PUSHOUT’ Of Black Girls At School

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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) knows that for too many…

Black Girls Rock…So Why Aren’t They Getting The Healthcare They Need And Deserve?

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When I first met Carla in my Brooklyn clinic, she was a lanky,…

The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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The new book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools…

Black Girls Can’t Dress Their Way Out of Racist or Sexist Policies

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Schools are opening their doors to a new group of students, ready…

Black Girls Say D.C. School Dress Codes Unfairly Target Them. Now They’re Speaking Up.

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For generations, girls have been sent to the principal’s office…

Fighting the Degrading and Dangerous Treatment of Menstruating Migrant Girls

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It was only a matter of time before President Donald Trump made…

Alliance for Girls Releases Eye-Opening Report on the Lived Experience of Girls of Color

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Alliance for Girls launched their latest report, Together, We…

Half of Black Girls Report Being Sexually Coerced. There are Ways We Can Help Protect Them.

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All women have a difficult time proving sexual abuse, but for…

What Toni Morrison's, The Bluest Eye, Taught Me About Being a Black Girl in America

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In 1994, I was a 4th grader with an imagination that often found…

How Negative Perceptions At School Can Impact on Black Girls And Their Education

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School is one of the most important early environments to foster…

Cyntoia Brown Is Getting Back The Childhood She & So Many Young Black Girls Never Had

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The cruel joke of being a poor black girl in the South is that…

Sally Nuamah on how punishment against black girls impacts our democracy

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As an undergraduate student at George Washington University,…

4 in 5 black girls face trauma in Arkansas

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According to a report from Delta Community Based Services, 56%…

Team GB's only black swimmer: 'I understand why girls would quit over their hair'

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"I vividly remember a black girl saying at training that the…

For These Native American Girls, Coding Became the Language to Discuss Mental Health

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Kindra Locklear was tuned in to CNN one day last fall when she…

Cyntoia Brown and how the U.S. criminal justice system fails black women and girls

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One of the things I love about being a professor is the chance…

Girl Describes Conditions Inside Immigrant Detention Center

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On the heels of reports regarding the conditions inside migrant…

Asian American Girls Can Have ADHD Too

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You can tell I’m an Asian-American woman by looking at me.…

G4GC Convening Consultant Scope of Work

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Grantmakers for Girls of Color Convening Consultant Scope of…

FRIDA Call for Proposals: Meaningful Teenage Girl and LGBTQA Youth Engagement

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Call for Proposals - Internal Policies and Procedures for Meaningful…

4 Ways to Stop White Violence Against Black Women and Girls

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Earlier this month a white, male animal rights activist jumped…

Congress tackles crisis of missing and murdered Native American women

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Although May 5 is nationally considered a day for celebration,…

56 indigenous Washington women missing, new reports finds

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The Seattle City Council on Wednesday heard testimony on missing…

Human trafficking largely targets Indigenous women and girls: MMIWG report

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The daughter of a residential school survivor, she was placed…

Why so many Latina teens in Philly have attempted suicide

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A new report sheds light on a startling finding: Latina girls…

Listening to Black Women and Girls

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Listening to Black Women and Girls: Lived Experiences of Adultification…

Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) is hiring!

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Dear Friends, After reorganizing internally, we have updated…

A new report shows how racism and bias deny black girls their childhoods

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It’s long been suspected that black girls are perceived as…