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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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Guiding Girls

Neoliberal Governance and Government Educational Resource Manuals in Canada

Lisa Smith and Stephanie Paterson

soccer league to enjoy feeling strong. There are lots of fun options” (NSACSW 2008: 33). Similarly, 4 Girls Only! suggests, “Build your self-confidence the healthy way. Did you know? Girls who eat healthy foods and exercise have more than strong bodies

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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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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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Perfect Love in a Better World

Same-Sex Attraction between Girls

Wendy L. Rouse

management, food, clothing, furnishing, and the family. Even traditionally academic subjects such as science, economics, and literature were focused on practical implications for the housewife. The mission of the school was to groom young women for their