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2018 IDG Speak Out – Call for Submissions

Attention girls of the world! This year marks the seventh anniversary of the International Day of the Girl (IDG 2018)! We need YOU to help make this year’s celebration the greatest ever.  We are looking for creative work by girls to be featured on October 11th at the United Nations. We want to know: What is it like to be a girl like you where you live? What advice would you give the next generation of girls in your community so they can thrive? We need your voice!

Here’s how:
If you’re under 18 years old, send us your inspirational story! You can use creative writing, video performance, photography, artwork, or song to share your voice and your ideas. Your submission could be chosen to be part of the Girls Speak Out 2018 at the United Nations in New York City! And everyone who submits her work will get a special shout out on the DayoftheGirlSummit.org website, in our IDG2018 Webcast or Shoutout Page!

For more details check out the attachment here. If you have questions, write us back! 

 With your submissions you will need to turn in an IDG 2018 – Consent Form

Atención chicas del mundo! Este año es el séptimo aniversario del Día Internacional de la Niña! Necesitamos TU ayuda para hacer este año inolvidable con la mejor celebración. Estamos en búsqueda de trabajos creativos hechos por niñas para ser presentados el 11 de octubre en las Naciones Unidas. En estos trabajos creativos, queremos saber: ¿Como es ser una niña en el pais dónde vives? ¿Que consejos le darías a la próxima generación de niñas en tu comunidad para que puedan tener éxito? Necesitamos escuchar tu voz! Ayudanos mandándonos el siguiente material:

Si eres menor de edad (menos de 18años), mandanos tu historia inspiradora! Puedes usar escritura, presentación en forma de video, fotografía, arte, o cantanos una canción donde compartas tu voz y tus ideas. Si decides mandar tu trabajo creativo, puedes llegar a ser parte del evento “Girls Speak Out 2018” en las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York! Todas las niñas que manden su trabajo serán mencionadas en el sitio web DayoftheGirlSummit.org, en el IDG2018 Webcast, o en el Shoutout Page!

Para obtener más información chequea los archivos adjunto. Si tienes alguna pregunta no dudes en contactarnos!

Atenção meninas do mundo! Este ano marca o sétimo aniversário do Dia Internacional da Menina (IDG 2018)! Precisamos que VOCÊ ajude a tornar a comemoração deste ano a maior de todas. Estamos à procura de trabalho criativo por meninas para ser apresentado em 11 de outubro nas Nações Unidas. Queremos saber: Como é ser uma garota como você, onde você mora? Que conselho você daria à próxima geração de garotas em sua comunidade para que elas possam prosperar? Nós precisamos da sua voz! Veja como:

Se tem menos de 18 anos, envie-nos a sua história inspiradora! Você pode usar a escrita criativa, o desempenho de vídeo, a fotografia, a arte ou a música para compartilhar sua voz e suas ideias. Sua inscrição pode ser escolhida para fazer parte do “Girls Speak Out 2018” nas Nações Unidas em Nova York! E todos que enviarem seu trabalho receberão uma mensagem especial no site DayoftheGirlSummit.org, em nosso Webcast IDG2018, ou na página do Shoutout!

Para mais detalhes, confira os anexo. Se você tiver dúvidas, escreva-nos de volta!

Attention aux filles du monde entier! Cette année marque le septième anniversaire de la journée internationale de la jeune fille (IDG 2018)! Nous avons besoin de vous pour faire de la célébration de cette année, la plus grande de tous les temps! Nous cherchons des filles créatives pour un travail qui sera présenté le 11 octobre aux Nations Unies. Voici donc ce que nous voulons savoir: Qu’est-ce que cela veut dire aujourd’hui que d’être une fille comme vous, où vous vivez? Quels conseils donneriez-vous à la prochaine génération de filles dans votre communauté pour qu’elles puissent s’épanouir librement? Nous avons besoin de votre avis, de votre voix!

Voici comment :

Si vous êtes âgées de moins de 18 ans, envoyez-nous votre histoire inspirante, et passionnante! Vous pouvez utiliser l’écriture créative, la performance vidéo, la photographie, les œuvres d’art, ou la chanson pour partager votre voix, et vos idées. Votre soumission pourra être choisie pour faire parties des ‘filles qui s’expriment en toute liberté en 2018’ avec l’Organisation des Nations Unies, à New York City! Et quiconque qui soumet son travail obtiendra un salut spécial sur le site de DayoftheGirlSummit.org, dans notre Webcast IDG2018 ou Shoutout Page!

Pour plus de détails, consultez les pièces jointes ici. Si vous avez des questions, n’hésitez pas à nous écrire!

انتباه فتيات العالم!

يصادف هذا العام الذكرى السابعة لليوم العالمي للفتاة (IDG 2018)!

نحن بحاجةٍ إليك لجعل احتفال هذه السنة الأفضل على الإطلاق. نحن بصدد البحث عن أعمال مبتكرة قامت بها فتيات لعرضها في ١١ تشرين الأول/ أوكتوبر فيالأمم المتحدة.

نريد أن نعرف ماالذي يعنيه أن تكوني فتاة حيث تعيشين؟ ماهي النصيحة التي يمكن أن تقديمها للجيل القادم من الفتيات في مجتمعك كي ينجحن؟ نحن بحاجةلصوتك.

يمكنك المشاركة بهذه الطريقة:

إذا كنت تحت سن ١٨، أرسلي لنا قصتك الملهمة. بإمكانك التعبير عنها عن طريق الكتابة، أو أداء مصور، أو صورة فوتوغرافية، أو عمل فني أو أغنية لتشاكي بصوتكوأفكارك. قد يتم اختيار عملك أو أداءك لعرضه في مؤتمر “الفتيات يتكلمن” في الأمم المتحدة في مدينة نيويورك. وستحظى كل المشاركات بتقديم الأعمال علىتقدير خاص على موقع DayoftheGirlSummit.org أو البث الشبكي الخاص باليوم العالمي للفتاة أو صفحة التهنئة.

للمزيد من المعلومات، اضغطي على الملفات المرفقة في الأسفل.

إذا كان لديك أية أسئلة، اكتبي لنا رداً!

Girls Speak Out

We hope you have kept up your enthusiasm from #IDG2017 and are getting excited already for the International Day of the Girl 2018! IDG is not just a day; it’s a movement. Join the IDG Movement today!

If you missed the 2017 Girls Speak Out, you can watch it below. We keep hearing that the 2017 Girls Speak Out was the most impactful, ever. What did you think? We’d love to hear how IDG has impacted you and your community. Join us and add your voice, today!

Thank you, Working Group on Girls for your hard work, dedication and vision!  #IDG2017 #GirlsSpkOut

Be sure to check back to learn about plans in the works for IDG 2018. Check out last year’s Girls Speak Out, right now:

IDG News: IDG Goes GLOBAL!

IDG Cape TownIn honor of the 4th annual International Day of the Girl, we are proud to share the various ways The Grail and other girls’ organizations throughout the world have celebrated this year’s International Day of the Girl.

Join us as we acknowledge what The Grail is doing for the advancement of girls rights WORLDWIDE!

  • Established in 1921, The Grail is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) committed to building a world of justice and peace through education and action and to standing in solidarity with those who struggle to overcome poverty.

In celebration for this year’s Day of the Girl, The Grail has planned its very own IDG celebrations in a variety of countries including Mexico, South Africa, Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique, Ecuador, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

From October 1-11th, The Grail will work alongside girl advocates and other girls’ rights organizations in the above countries to advance opportunities for girls, and increase awareness of inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender.

IDG SACurrently, The Grail has launched an Open Day in public areas throughout Papua New Guinea to display issues affecting local girls; organized small workshop for girls with motivational talks on guidelines to access opportunities in South Africa; shared food and girl empowering exercises in Ecuador; and organized a school rally to raise public awareness of the different types of discrimination and abuse that many girls suffer from in Mozambique.

On behalf of the Working Group on Girls and everyone on the IDG Summit Team, we would like to extend our greatest appreciation to The Grail and other girls’ rights organizations that continuously work towards the global advancement of the International Day of the Girl agenda. Girls worldwide are one step closer to fairness and equality and we have the members of these organizations to thank.

Thank You.

Together we can change the world!

The 2015 Girls Speak Out is FULL

The IDG Summit Team is delighted to announce that registration for the 2015 Girls Speak Out at the United Nations is officially FULL!

The 3rd Annual Girl Speak Out is full, but don’t worry, you can still catch every minute, right here, LIVE on October 11th from 3-6pm.

If you did register, remember,  each person planning to attend must have been registered: that means each person needs to provide their first and last name and age, in accordance with United Nations Security. And also, every attendee will be required to show photo identification on the day of the event. So be sure to register each member of your group — whether it be a group of 2 or 20!

This year, it’s a Girls Takeover! #SeeUs #HearUs #JoinUs
Thank you, Working Group on Girls, for bringing us this amazing, powerful and very important event. Together, we can change the world.

 

Don’t forget, the Girls Speak Out will be streamed LIVE right here on October 9th! So even if you cannot be with us at the United Nations, you can still #JoinUs!

See Us. Hear Us. Join us. IDG 2015

In one month, we will begin the 11 Days of Action, and we’ll be shining a light on the Girls Speak Out at the United Nations on October 9th, which all leads up to the International Day of the Girl (IDG) on October 11, 2015. Are you getting ready?

Listen to this amazing girl from India as she speaks about education, how important it is and her frustrations with today’s struggle for girls rights. Can you relate? Will you join forces with girls like her to help make the world a place where every girl can succeed?

Tell us right here, in the comments section below!

Join us! We need you! Together we can change the world.

Help Girls Takeover the United Nations!

Imagine: The year is 2065 and girls hold all leadership positions at the United Nations. More than half of the governmental positions in countries around the world are held by girls. Girls’ rights are honored, respected and the global economy is booming. Why? How did this happen? What was the event that changed everything?

How did you, your parents, teachers, friends, and siblings help make this happen? What did community leaders, government officials, the UN and YOU do RIGHT NOW, in 2015 to improve our world for girls?

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You can help us make IDG 2015 the greatest celebration of girls, girl power, and the unique roles girls play in our world.

We invite all girls ages 18 or younger to send creative writing or artwork to help shape the 2015 Girls Speak Out!

 

Here’s How:

1. STEP ONE: SelecAnita at SPK Outt an issue that really matters to you and that impacts girls in your community. Then imagine that in the year 2065 this issue has been resolved. How did this happen? Use the template below to tell us in detail what you or members of your community did (or could do) to solve this issue!

  • Share: Tell a specific story about this issue and how it has impacted the life of a girl (or girls) in your community. What is the issue that girls face today that needs to be stopped?
  • Start: What can your friends/community/family/government START doing to support, celebrate and prioritize girls to end this problem?
  • Continue: What are good things that girls like you are doing to help each other? What are some actions that your friends/community/family/government are already taking to support girls that you think should continue?
  • Why: Tell us why you selected this issue and why you believe your solutions will work.

2. STEP TWO: Send us your responses with a completed IDG Consent Form 2015 by Friday, July 31st! Please make sure your submission fits one of the following formats: speeches, monologues, poems (maximum 250 words), video (maximum length of 2 minutes), pictures (jpeg files of at least 500 x 500 pixels). Email your submission and consent form to: IDGsubmissions@gmail.com with your name, age, country and contact information!

And get this, EVERYONE who participates will get a special shout out , right here, at www.DayoftheGirlSummit.orgTogether, we can change the world! #IDG2015

Get Your Tickets Today for March 12 Celebration in NYC

unnamed-2Join the Working Group on Girls in celebrating their 20th anniversary of advancing Girls’ Rights on March 12th in NYC!

You can be part of this historical celebration. Just order your tickets by March 6!

Cheers to our friends at the Working Group on Girls! YOU ROCK!

Help Shape the Gender Equality Roadmap

TTogether, We Can Change the Worldwenty years ago this September, the United Nations convened its fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China.

They produced what is called The Beijing Platform for Action and identified twelve strategic areas for the empowerment of women and girls.

SInce 1995, the Beijing Platform for Action has served as the gender equality roadmap for governments and communities around the world – but a lot can happen in twenty-years!

Our friends at the Working Group on Girls designed the girls’ survey to gather feedback on what the world looks like for girls 20 years after the Beijing Conference. Girls, ages 13-18, can take the survey in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Arabic. It takes about 5 minutes to complete, but will help shape the global movement for girls’ rights.

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IDG Summit is a dynamic virtual platform that brings thousands of girls and girl-serving organizations together to celebrate the International Day of the Girl.

 

 

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