#YoungWomenSay

Stories submitted by women under 30…

From Boned to Empowered

Funny story of mine, because the most characteristic thing that makes me who I am now is one that I can barely remember. My born was, in the words of my parents: ‘a miracle’...

Go forth and be great.-Caroline Mochoge

Society has coined us to believe that we are confined to a certain culture, lifestyle, beliefs of this world that determine wrong from right. Guess what? In this world, everyone has their...

my life

english is not my 1st language so mind my mistake i was girl who was really joy full girl whole her childhood but deep inside there was always something kepp telling me i am not perfect...

Being a Shadow

I lost my father to heart attack at very young age of 3 months, and post his demise my mother was my everything. I have no memories of my father and as a single parent, my mother was the...

God Heals My Pain

Christian Spoken Word Artist and Motivational Speaker I want to make a difference in the world. I want to inspire others.

To that little girl, who saved my life

I’m 19 and I haven’t seen my family in over 2 years. I’m alone and I have zero friends and family where I live. One day I was at the store and this little girl smiled at me. That’s...

Starting The Girls Empowerment Team

When I was in the fourth grade, I couldn’t look in the mirror and tell myself I was enough. That I was beautiful or fun to hang out with. No girls cared to include me in hangouts...

Overcoming Advocacy Burnout

PODCAST: #ThePowerOfYourStory Podcast is an interview series with women from around the world, a collaboration between Girls’ Globe and SayItForward.org. In this episode, Julia Wiklander...

My Escape

When you’re young you have your whole life ahead of you and it is only you that decides what your future will hold. All you have is school, your family and your friends. You...

What has death taught me?

Losing someone is hard, it shatters you. I remember as a child, I once cried for days when I lost my favourite toy. As a teenager, I experienced my first heartbreak when I lost a...