In Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, counselors guide girls as they face tough choices during the coronavirus crisis — from giving up on their education to opting for early marriage.
Sharon K. D'Agostino"“Girls are desperate to help their families survive the tough times — and more likely than boys to turn to child marriage as a way to ease economic strains.”~ @MalakaGharib@NPR #EndChildMarriage #EconomicEmpowerment #Education
Though I may not be here with you, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.
Sharon K. D'Agostino“So I say to you, walk with the wind, brothers and sisters, and let the spirit of peace and the power of everlasting love be your guide.”~ #JohnLewis #GoodTrouble #RestInPower #BlackLivesMatter
I’ve always struggled with my gender identity. Growing up, I started playing baseball because of my older brother. I was always the only girl on my team, but it never...
Sharon K. D'Agostino“I now choose to see my gender as one of my greatest strengths instead of a weakness and that mindset has helped me in my journey to become the best person I can be.”~ shared anonymously via @SayItForwardNow #GirlsBaseball #PlayLikeAGirl #WomensBaseball
Women's rights campaigners have long pushed to be named on official documents including their children's birth certificates, which like Afghan identity documents carry only the father's name
Sharon K. D'Agostino"Women's rights campaigners have for years pushed to be named on official documents including their children's birth certificates, which like Afghan identity documents carry only the name of a person's father."~ @bahaarjoya@TRF #WomenRights #GenderEquity
One million immigrants await permanent residency from a lagging, 1990s-established quota system that leaves immigrants with advanced degrees in limbo for 151 years—creating an unprecedented green card backlog.
More than ever, American Indians and Alaska Natives face some of the greatest challenges in the United States. Resources — including food, housing, medical care and family support services — have been inaccessible or nonexistent for years. During...
In this webinar sponsored by the Global Breastfeeding Collective, WHO and UNICEF, key global leaders will discuss why investment in skilled breastfeeding support is essential to achieving equitable health outcomes. The audience will hear from...