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'Silence Breakers' Like GGE's Tarana Burke named TIME Person of the Year

This year, girls and women across the globe made the media confront the reality of sexual assault and harassment by telling their stories with the hashtag ... more

WOMENS eNEWS: Young Women of Color Break the Silence. Now What?

By Joanne N. Smith NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)--The pain of the grand jury's decision last week to not charge Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot ... more

Day of the Girl: Nakisha Lewis Discuss Gender Equality on BRIC

Nakisha Lewis (Girls for Gender Equity), Karla Schickele (Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls), and Gena C. Jefferson (JAIA Youth Empowerment) discuss gender equality in ... more

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell: GGE's Nefertiti Martin Discusses Street Harassment

Girls for Gender Equity's Community Organizer, Nefertiti Martin, is featured on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell discussing how often street harassment happens and ... more

Sasha and Malia Obama as Role Models: GGE's Emily Carpenter on Melissa Harris-Perry Show

Emily Carpenter, of Girls Against Gender Equity, joins Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about what an Obama second term means to her, particularly as the president’s ... more

Girls for Gender Equity's Impact On Young Women: Emily Carpenter Speaks on Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC Show

On November 24, 2012 GGE Youth Organizer Emily Carpenter was featured on the Melissa Harris Perry Show with Rochelle Ballantyne, soon to be the worlds first black, ... more

Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School

Girls for Gender Equity is recognized as one of the promising practices for preventing sexual harassment at schools in Crossing the Line, and Hey, Shorty! is lauded ... more

Colorlines: How Can We Help Kids Define What Is and Isn’t Healthy Sexuality?

Colorlines’ Akiba Solomon interviewed Hey, Shorty! co-author Joanne Smith and Girls for Gender Equity community organizer Nefertiti Martin on how to define ... more

GGE 's Youth Organizer, Natasha Adams Discusses Campaigning for Educational Equality on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show

GGE 's Youth Organizer, Natasha Adams Discusses Campaigning for Educational Equality on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show! Girls for Gender Equity’s member, 19-yea... more

Jezebel: How to Be a Good Guy on the Sidewalk

A new Jezebel article on street harassment features Hey, Shorty! co-author Joanne Smith breaking down ways men can interact with women on the street without being a ... more

The F Word Reviews Hey, Shorty!

Sara Clarke of The F Word: Contemporary UK Feminism reviewed Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets. ... more

We Say the "Feminism" Word on Melissa Harris-Perry's Show on MSNBC

Girls for Gender Equity's youth organizer, 17-year-old Emily Carpenter, gave voice to teens and women throughout the nation in a recent roundtable discussion on ... more