Stories of Girls’ Resistance

Everyday, everywhere girls are resisting

These are their stories

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Stories of Girls’ Resistance is the largest ever collection of oral and narrative history of adolescent girls’ activism, offering a window into girls’ lives and their resistance in all of its messiness, pain, and power.

Throughout history, the stories of girls and their power have been ignored, erased and pushed aside.

Through the Stories of Girls’ Resistance, you will discover the multiple ways girls are resisting – and transforming their homes, communities and the world. From the smallest, most invisible acts of defiance in the home, to the role of girls in shaping some of the most powerful revolutions and social justice movements of the last century.

These are stories for the ages and the stories the world didn’t want you to hear.

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Girlhood: a Story of Resistance
From violence to power
Why girls resist
How girls move
Complexity of resistance
All history is girls history
Final thoughs
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Girlhood: a story of resistance

Why girls resist

From violence to power

How girls move

Complexity of Resistance

All history is girls’ history

Final Thoughts