“The importance they gave to being a woman in terms of their political activism varied generationally, but all believe showing up and making your voice heard is critical,” says Maddie.
“How are we meant to protect ourselves if we don’t have that information?”, says Marjorie, 16, who lives with her mother in the district of Carabayllo in Lima, Peru and is eager to spread knowledge about all kinds of safety.
Kampala, the capital of Uganda, is the city where Ugandan girls are most at risk of kidnapping and murder, according to a recent research by Plan International.
In Sydney most young women experience street harassment on almost a daily basis.
Mitzy y Elsa viven en Isla Natividad, una isla de 500 habitantes ubicada en el Golfo de California. Ellas son miembros de una cooperativa pesquera llamada Buzos y Pescadores, el 15% de los cuales son mujeres que trabajan en la pesca.
Mitzy and Elsa live on Isla Natividad, an island of 500 inhabitants located in Baja California, Mexico. They are both members of a fishing cooperative called Buzos y Pescadores, 15% of whom are women who work in fisheries.