The Latitude Lottery

  The cold, bare, concrete floors, rows of basic metal-framed beds and thin mattresses with waxy sheets of fabric used as covers or blankets, the buzz of flies and mosquitoes as they come through the open windows, and the cries of unsettled babies echoing down the damp, unlit corridors. As I walked through the maternity unit … Continue reading The Latitude Lottery

“I was not put on this earth to be invisible…” – The Girl Declaration

For days, months - even years - the girl development community has worked to put girls on the agenda. To make them a priority. To make the world understand that girls are the most powerful force for change on the planet. Girls were left out of the original Millennium Development Goals. The Girl Declaration has … Continue reading “I was not put on this earth to be invisible…” – The Girl Declaration