At SOS Children’s Villages, our work with women and girls focuses on the areas of violence prevention, education, employability and economic empowerment. We advance gender equality through a comprehensive, grassroots approach.
An unforgettable summer of basketball, education and friendships: In the summer of 2018, University of Pennsylvania and SOS Liberia teamed up to help girls build skills and confidence.
Decontee Zangar used to struggle to provide for her family. A single mother with five children and another child from her extended family, she sold crushed granite to survive. Today, she has a thriving business selling food.
These are happy times in the Khatri household. The family business is thriving, and the children are doing well at school. Four years ago, the situation was very different.
Monalisa Ariska is confident that she has a bright future ahead of her. The young Indonesian woman dreams of becoming a lecturer one day – and she credits YouthCan! with teaching her not to be afraid to reach for what she wants.
Gitta Trauernicht, Vice President of SOS Children’s Villages International, shares her thoughts on empowering women and girls.
For International Women's Day (March 8, 2019), we're telling the stories of women and girls who have been empowered to change their lives.
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