Girl Child, who were you before the world told you who you should be?

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A social structure that arose about ten thousand years ago in which males came to be socialized to rule, lead, and own society and females as property. Females came to be socialized to submit, serve, and accept a secondary role in familial, religious, and social spheres.

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A Mother’s Day Liturgy: Heal Our Mothers & We Will Be Free

Join us on Sunday, May 12th at 11 AM ET for an interfaith gathering where we will drum in, dream in and remember the sacred feminine in many forms. Co-hosted by the Girl Child and Women Spirit Reclamation, we will hold a sacred circle of remembrance to reclaim and honor God as Mother. Register to ...

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Get to Know Our Fellows: Karina Aquino

Karina Aquino is a seasoned researcher, project manager, and gender equality advocate with extensive experience in international cooperation and diplomacy. Passionate about empowering women and girls, she integrates her faith into her work, aiming to break the chains of patriarchy and create a more inclusive world. Why do you do what you do? Growing up ...

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Courageous Conversations: In a Chaotic World of War, Conflict, Inequality and Disasters, Is Love the Answer?

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace – Jimi Hendrix In our last episode of the Courageous Conversation series, our speakers discuss the role that love in breaking the destructive cycle of hate, racism, and patriarchy that our world seems to be stuck in. Their reflection on ...

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