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Give homeless girls the chance to succeed

We are reducing the traumatic effects of homelessness for eight adolescent girls by promoting learning and joy in Washington, D.C.

Marriage should be a choice

The right to choose whether, when and who to marry is one we may often take for granted, despite the fact that forced marriage exists in our own backyards.

Give 10,000 children a shot at life

Infectious diseases kill more than 1.5 million children yearly. Every child deserves a shot at a healthy life, no matter where they live.

Foster leadership for sexually exploited girls

GEMS Youth leadership program provides educational and employment opportunities to commercially sexually exploited girls so they can achieve economic self-sufficiency.

A day of beauty for impoverished women and girls

The Beauty Bus will provide a beautician, wardrobe services, and brunch to women and girls living in shelters and transitional living facilities.

Nurturing healthy relationships with self-respect

Teaching young women to build and maintain a healthy self-image resets expectations and perspectives about healthy relationships. 
 

Cooking shouldn’t kill: An important tool

Support the promotion of clean cookstoves through an online resource for a global audience.

Family planning for Guatemalans living in poverty

With the highest fertility rate in the region, many Guatemalans seek access to contraceptive methods to plan their families and improve their lives. 

Support young women beyond high school

While 80% of our Sisters in Strength high school youth leaders are accepted to colleges and universities across the country, it’s a struggle for them to complete the four years.

Stolen lives, broken dreams

Commercial sex trafficking steals the dignity and freedom of its victims. Help us restore these most basic human rights for survivors.