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Friday, September 18, 2009

Girl Power and the CGI!

Next week I’ll have the honor of (wo)manning the expo table for Plan at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Exchange [the networking event after the actual CGI meeting]. It's Plan's first year at the CGI, which is exciting for us as an organization. The project that we’ve committed to is a convergence of many of the things that Plan has been getting deeper and deeper into in the past few years – youth engagement, youth employment, participatory media, social media, ICTs, youth voice, youth-led advocacy, and last but not least, girl power. Continue reading....

Related posts:
On Girls and ICTs
Being a girl in Cumbana
An example of youth-led community change in Mali


  1. Hi Linda,
    Tnx for this column. Very nice description about why Vocational Skills and Media Training is such an important part of our work.

    I will sure use it to explain people why media is a (or maybe the) good answer to let children and youth claim their rights constructively.


  2. Thanks so much Lydia! I'm really glad to know it can be helpful to you. :-)