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GGE Policy Manager Talks Police Sexual Violence With ThinkProgress

Andrea Ritchie is an attorney, organizer, and the author of Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Ritchie spoke with GGE ... more

GGE and 'me too.' movement Launching an Online Community for Survivors

This summer, the me too. movement and Girls for Gender Equity are launching an online community for survivors, allies, and advocates to provide resources for ... more

Ebony Covers 'me too.' + GGE's Forthcoming Social Platform.

After speaking with GGE Senior Director Tarana Burke at the 23rd Annual Champion Awards Gala, EBONY published an update on the work of the 'me too.' movement -- a ... more

Sisters In Strength Featured in Collection of Black Girl Love Letters

On Valentine's Day, Melissa Harris-Perry published a collection of Black girls' and women's love notes to themselves. Authors included two members of our 2016-2018 ... more

Sisters In Strength Contribute to's Black Girl State of the Union

"We gathered an impressive array of black girls—young women and their adult advocates. Some are just 10 years old, about the age Marley was when the public first ... more

'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