• MOTHER/MADRE: Women, War and Healing

    Interviewed by her daughter Hiyab, Sinai tells the story of her harrowing escape from Eritrea during war, how she was not only fleeing a war but a personal past her own daughter was not aware of.

  • GLOBALGIRL MEDIA EXPLAINED WITH EMOJI!

    See our most recent video explaining GlobalGirl Media, Emoji-style!  Watch, learn and get involved!

  • HUMAN TRAFFICKING: TEENS CAUGHT IN THE SHADOWS

    Published on Dec 12, 2014 Six high school students enrolled in Chicago Public Schools learned about human trafficking in Illinois through an investigative project. The students, all enrolled in Columbia Links, a program that enhances the journalistic and leadership skills of Chicago teens and teachers, presented their research on human trafficking at a Nov. 6 town hall meeting held at [...]

  • JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: MEDIA PORTRAYS WOMEN AS OBJECTS

    Published on Dec 10, 2014 GlobalGirl Media reporters went out to the streets of Chicago to find out the different #perspectives and the# definition of #beauty. Among other findings, the reporters witnessed how some men #vote for their #governmental representatives based on their #looks. However, others explained that the reason for the #misconception about beauty is because #media portrays #women [...]

  • JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO STUDENT VICTIM OF RAPE CULTURE

    Published on Dec 10, 2014 #College campuses reported nearly 5,000 #forcible #sex offenses in 2012, putting #college #women at a higher risk for sexual #assault than their non-college bound peers, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Olivia Ortiz, a former #student the prestigious institution, University of Chicago, Three years ago, on the college campus, Ortiz became a victim of [...]

  • 2014 FERGUSON PROTESTS IN OAKLAND

    With tensions high across the country regarding charges of racially-biased police brutality, GlobalGirl Media Oakland reporters ventured out in their community to gauge people’s opinions and perspectives. Two recent decisions by separate grand juries not to indict police officers in Ferguson and NYC spurred more protests. Our GGM Oakland reporters not only spoke with diverse members of their community, but [...]

  • On the 16th Day of Activism…

    Human Rights Day marks the end of the #16days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. Now that you have given yourself 16 gifts of empowerment and activism, you are now ready to become a Global Girl! Join GlobalGirl Media and help spread the word. Though it is the end of the 16 days campaign, that does not mean it is [...]

    On the 16th Day of Activism…

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MOTHER/MADRE: Women, War and Healing

MOTHER/MADRE: Women, War and Healing

Interviewed by her daughter Hiyab, Sinai tells the story of her harrowing escape from Eritrea during war, how she was not only fleeing a war but a personal past her own daughter... Read more.


Womens Rights/Human Rights

JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: MEDIA PORTRAYS WOMEN AS OBJECTS

JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: MEDIA PORTRAYS WOMEN AS OBJECTS

Published on Dec 10, 2014 GlobalGirl Media reporters went out to the streets of Chicago to find out the different #perspectives and the# definition of #beauty. Among other... Read more.


Health & Environment

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: TEENS CAUGHT IN THE SHADOWS

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: TEENS CAUGHT IN THE SHADOWS

Published on Dec 12, 2014 Six high school students enrolled in Chicago Public Schools learned about human trafficking in Illinois through an investigative project. The students,... Read more.


Politics & Society

ACTIVIST GROUP, CHICAGO WOMEN TAKE ACTION, HOST WOMEN’S ASSEMBLY

ACTIVIST GROUP, CHICAGO WOMEN TAKE ACTION, HOST WOMEN’S ASSEMBLY

Published on Dec 9, 2014 On October 18, 2014, nearly 200 women of all ages gathered to begin the process of creating a #Chicago Women’s #Agenda, a #grassroots project of... Read more.


Arts & Culture

GGM OAKLAND Poetry: D-R-E-A-M_Z

GGM OAKLAND Poetry: D-R-E-A-M_Z

by Derricka Pierson   D-R-E-A-M_Z Shielded was I- the one who waited. A humming- song bird in the streets of Miami. Overwhelmed- silence seeps through buildings[smooth... Read more.