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Sarah E. Whitney

inspirational personality ( Davis 2016 ; Decaille 2017 ; Holloway 2017 ). While in office, Michelle Obama led a Let Girls Learn 5 initiative, blending diplomatic outreach, skills training, food assistance, and local programs offering alternatives to child

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Mercedes González de la Rocha and Agustín Escobar Latapí

, the household was enrolled in the PROGRESA 2 program. This meant that her mother received a bi-monthly grant that had to be devoted to Martina’s education, in addition to a food transfer for the entire family. Admittedly, it was a small school grant

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

The Girl in the Text in Olemaun’s Residential School Narratives

Roxanne Harde

their histories, traditions, and cultures; inadequate food and poor education; and violence and suffering. In each narrative, the author counters these colonial oppressions with the child protagonist’s methods of resistance. Sterling’s personal

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Dayna Prest

of girlhood through such topics as food, sexuality, popular culture, images, literacy, and trauma. The book is divided into two sections. Drawing on Davies and Gannon (2006) , the first section introduces collective biography as a flexible and

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Holding Up Half the Sky

Global Narratives of Girls at Risk and Celebrity Philanthropy

Angharad Valdivia

interventions, such as insisting a local kiosk vendor be asked about purchases. Olivia Wilde looks on as the vendor replies that men buy soda for themselves, and women buy yogurt and other food to feed their families. Indeed, Kristof is the most prominent

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Their Journey to Triumphant Activism

14 Young Women Speak Out

Nokukhanya Ngcobo

). Happy Mthethwa tells us about how little food she could afford. “I would wake up at 02.00, boil eggs and cook pap [stiff porridge] … to last the whole week (49). However, these young women now realize that poverty does not define who they are. Zamahlubi

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The Girl in the GIF

Reading the Self into Girlfriendship

Akane Kanai

social. Here, reading, as a social practice, produces the self as part of a larger public tethered to a common position in affects and discourses of femininity. Consider the post below: “When I’m shoveling food in my face and someone cute walks by

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

least I don’t have to work part time like my friends, she pays the bills and buy me food, so I kinda have to do well in school. Despite the widespread belief that some black parents who have never had a formal education tend to devalue education, the

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Narratives of Ambivalence

The Ethics of Vulnerability and Agency in Research with Girls in the Sex Trade

Alexandra Ricard-Guay and Myriam Denov

defined as any situation in which a child or an adolescent under the age of 18 is involved in a sexual act in exchange for a benefit that might be in cash or in kind (material, such as food, cigarettes, drugs or non-material, such as a roof for the night

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Overlapping Time and Place

Early Modern England’s Girlhood Discourse and Indigenous Girlhood in the Dominion of Canada (1684-1860)

Haidee Smith Lefebvre

peoples produced food and pelts for their use-value while controlling the means of production. Also, it foregrounds the perspective that trade with Europeans was one aspect of Indigenous life ( Peers 2007 ). Further, Indian trade symbolizes a narrative