– Rights

Housing for commercially sexually exploited youth

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) provides safe and stable housing to young women, ages 16 to 21, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.

Support the Adolescent Girls' Legal Defense Fund

Fighting for the rights of girls to keep them safe at home, at school and in their communities.

Providing 35 secondary school scholarships

Give girls in Ethiopia a chance to go to school - and to stay healthy, avoid long work hours, and possibly get a job. 

Incorporating Gender Issues into the Classroom

Bring gender issues into the classroom to change cultural attitudes while providing an excellent English education.

Transforming lesbian and bisexual women’s lives

Help us create safe spaces and start up vocational training centers for marginalized women and girls.

Empowering young women to finish university

Young Ethiopian women are leading the way for the next generation of girls and overcoming harmful traditional practices and discrimination.

She’s the First college scholarship pilot

Kick off a college fund for the most gifted girls sponsored by She's the First!

Reproductive health workshops for Afghan women

Provide reproductive health workshops to 35 women, who will relay that information to their families and communities.

Support youth to advocate for girls and women

Young leaders create campaigns and advocacy initiatives in Africa and Asia to create awareness of girls’ and womens’ health needs.

Exposing the domestic violence crisis in Armenia

“Step by step, we are changing the prevailing attitude towards violence against women.” – staff member, Anna Arutshyan