Project in progress
What is your wish for this project?
We will work together with community leaders and enlist the support of male and female advocates, teachers, and local politicians to educate these girls, many of whom cannot afford pads and resort to using unwashed rags, salvaged cloths, and discarded garments, all of which cause serious infections and abrasions, and break taboos which prevent them from attending school at these times. ...read more
How are you going to do it?
I am leading the Women Changing Our World Foundation (Twitter: @WCOWUSA), a women's advocacy organization and nonprofit founded in partnership with MetoWe and the Myna Mahila foundation, which has partnered with the Downtown Women's Center on LA's Skid Row, to support residents, young women, girls, and teenagers in impoverished or underserved parts of Los Angeles in support of UN Women's mission to ensure a fair and equitable environment and end gender parity. Our objecti...read more