Meet the new Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan, a Muslim teen from Jersey City with shapeshifting superpowers who fights against gender stereotypes.
With the hashtag campaign #IAmMoreThanADistraction, girls across the United States are fighting to wear comfortable clothes to school without being labeled a “distraction.”
Mo’ne Davis, a Little League superstar, is changing the attitudes of other people because many women are discriminated against in male-dominated sports.
Junior roller derby is a full-contact, all-girls sport played on quad skates. Learn more about this fast-growing and fast-paced sport!
For many American kids, going to school is a chore, not a privilege. However, Malala Yousafzai, a girl from Pakistan’s Swat Valley who had been fighting for equal education since she was 11, risked her life to attend school.
Women around the world have made huge gains in terms of equality, but women still face many struggles every day. Here are some examples of current events that are happening in women’s rights.
Marlo Thomas is an actor and activist who has starred in many TV shows, movies and plays since the 1960s.
Find out how you can take action through the Girl Up campaign to change the lives of girls around the world!
Many Muslim women and girls wear a headscarf, called a “hijab.” “Hijab” is an Arabic word that means “cover.” IndyKids asked these girls in the Bronx, New York City, why they wear a hijab and what it is like to wear one.
Bridget Duru, 13, is an eighth grader in Montgomery Village, Maryland. She is a teen adviser with the Girl Up campaign of the United Nations Foundation working to raise money and awareness about girls in developing countries.