When girls rise they bring their communities with them. Girl Effect puts mobile technology into the hands of girls in order to make a lasting change.

This #InternationalWomensDay take a look at how we are turning girls from participants in innovation to innovators themselves: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Can the power of mobile innovation radically disrupt systems of poverty?

We’re putting mobile technology "in the hands of girls so that they can surface real issues".

Our CEO Farah Ramzan Golant speaks at Mobile World Congress about how we’re working with and for girls to transform the world that they live in: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Girl Effect CEO Farah Ramzan Golant speaks at Mobile World Congress 2017

Without intervention, cervical cancer is set to become the biggest killer of women in developing countries.
Following today’s announcement and with thanks to all our supporters, here is our statement about Yegna and our work with DFID

A statement from Girl Effect about Yegna and our work with DFID

''Gender lens investing" is on the rise, says the Financial Times - crediting Girl Effect as a prime example: [ Girleffect.org Link ]
The HPV vaccines protects against 70% of incidences of cervical cancer. So why are thousands of girls still at risk?

We've teamed up with Gavi to tackle the stigma of vaccination.

[ Theguardian.com Link ]
Tackling cervical cancer in the developing world is an audacious ambition. Our CEO, Farah Ramzan Golant, explains how combining vital supply of vaccinations with demand from girls who need them will save lives.
[ Huffingtonpost.co.uk Link ]
We’re creating the demand.

Gavi has the supply.

Together we’re tackling social norms that stop girls accessing the HPV vaccine
Putting information about health in the palm of a girl’s hand, puts her one step closer to accessing the services she needs
[ Girleffect.org Link ]
Rooted in local culture and shifting social norms for girls.

Selome Tadesse tells Africa News how Yegna is changing attitudes in Ethiopia

[ Girleffect.org Link ]
Yegna puts girls onscreen and in the spotlight.

Hollywood are you watching?

[ Nytimes.com Link ]
When girl power and brand power combine the world changes for girls.

Our CEO, Farah Ramzan Golant, explains how.

[ Girleffect.org Link ]
"All of you are inspirational." How four girls wowed the US secretary of state:

[ Girleffect.org Link ]
As part of our Open Studios project we want to find creative and inspiring people who can help us break down the barriers holding girls back.

If that sounds like you, why not get involved?

[ Girleffect.org Link ]
Our CEO, Farah Ramzan Golant, discusses Girl Effect's mission to break down #InvisibleBarriers that hold girls back

[ Girleffect.org Link ]
#InvisibleBarriers hold girls back.

Fast Company explores how we’re inspiring girls to create a new normal

[ Fastcoexist.com Link ]
How do you influence world leaders to put girls first? By breaking down barriers and giving girls a voice.

Campaigns like The Global Goals’ #WhatIReallyReallyWant are doing just that.


Using the #WhatIReallyReallyWant hashtag, share a photo of yourself holding up what YOU really, really want for girls and women… In 2015 world leaders promis...