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Indonesian Girl Ambassador Reflects on Surabaya Bombings

GNWP’s Girl Ambassador for Peace, Nur Aisyah Maullidah, from Lamongan reflects on the bombings in Surabaya, Indonesia.  May 23, 2018 by Nur Aisyah Maullidah* Firstly, I would like to start with the chronology of the recent terror acts in Indonesia.  The first attack was related to the error process of food checking at Common Headquarters (Mako)…

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Girl Ambassadors: Stories of strength and resilience

This week we choose to celebrate and highlight the resilience and strength of young women. We showcase stories like, Ruth’s, of young women who support their communities fight for sustainable peace and gender equality. — Cette semaine nous choisissons de célébrer et de mettre en valeur la résilience et la force des jeunes femmes. Nous mettons…

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Girl Ambassadors in South Kivu: Read. Lead. Build Peace.

For Teacher Appreciation Week, we thank and celebrate our Girl Ambassadors for Peace like Bénédicte Bulangalire who are helping raise the literacy rates in their conflict-affected communities. Read. Lead. Build Peace. — Pour la semaine de reconnaissance des enseignant(e)s, nous célébrons nos Filles ambassadrices pour la paix comme Bénédicte Bulangalire qui contribuent à augmenter le…

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South Sudanese Girl Ambassador uses art for empowerment

Women are underrepresented in the entertainment industry everywhere in the world. But in refugee camps, young Girl Ambassadors for Peace like Jacky Monsu use their artistic talents to become autonomous and empower others. — Les femmes sont sous-représentées dans l’industrie du divertissement à travers le monde. Dans les camps de réfugiés, les Filles ambassadrices pour…

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Girl Ambassadors for Peace: Youth represent promise, not peril!

This week we are celebrating the power of youth working together for a more peaceful and sustainable future. As the Secretary General’s Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, from Sri Lanka has declared at the first-ever UN Security Council Open Debate on Youth, Peace and Security on April 23rd, UNSCR 2250 “recognizes that young people drive change…

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