With so many inspiring personalities over the years, Little Girls of the 21st Century shows that age is no barrier for those who want a better world.
Celebrate on the eighth of March b International Women’s Day It was marked by struggle and the women’s movement began in the twentieth century. Throughout human history, women could be seen fighting for their space and contributing to an advanced civilization through research and inventions. And with so many inspiring personalities over the years, the “Young girls” From the new generation they show that age is no barrier to those who want a better world.
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Over time, countless women had to fight daily for a place in society. For a long time it was not possible to vote, work abroad, study or any other subject outside of the housewife bubble. Inasmuch as some women still live in the shadow of a man and suffer from virility implanted from the early days, there are currently examples of young forces as inspiration to keep fighting.
a MT website Made a list of the new generation of women speaking out worldwide, see:
Malala Yousafzai A Pakistani educational activist with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University. He became a target of the Taliban after defying the fundamentalist group’s orders to stop studying, and was the victim of a 2012 attack that left him with some consequences, but nothing that impeded his fight.
The activist was flown to England for surgeries and treatments, to ensure she remained in the country for her own safety. Malala was able to complete her studies and remain committed to the cause of education by creating Malala Fundcampaigns to encourage girls to study.
In 2013, Malala published her story in the autobiography “Eu Sou Malala”, written by Christina Lamb, and earned the equivalent of R$7 million. And at just 17 years old, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the youngest recipient of the award.
Greta Thunberg A young Swedish student known for her activism that calls on the international community for a solution to reverse the effects of climate change due to global warming. It had major repercussions when he stopped attending school classes to protest in front of the Swedish Parliament, demanding defensive measures for the environment from politicians.
Greta is currently participating in many events that discuss the importance of the climate issue, speaking several times, in addition to participating in some projects such as:
- World Economic Forum;
- European Economic and Social Committee;
- the European Parliament;
- British Parliament
- the UN Climate Summit;
Michael Fariasthe only northeastern member of the Brazilian delegation to Friday for the future Global movement of climate activists, led by Sweden’s Greta Thunberg, for COP26. At the age of 20, he hopes, through his debates and beliefs, to promote awareness of the effects of global warming in the Northeast region.
Taxai, from Rondonia born into the Surui people, is the only indigenous Brazilian woman to speak at the official opening of the recent UN climate summit. Daughter of Almir Suroy, one of the most prominent indigenous leaders in the fight against deforestation in the Amazon, founder of the Rondônia Indigenous Youth Movement, she was also at COP26 as a member of the Engajamundo Youth Delegation.
amika george, At the age of 17, he created the campaign #FreePeriods Realizing that menstrual poverty was not just a problem for low-income countries, great powers like the United Kingdom also suffered. Project Amica aims to demand free pads for poor teens, preventing girls around the world from going to school during their menstrual periods.
The campaign has grown into an international movement and under pressure, the British government announced in March 2019 that it would fund free health products for all schools and colleges in the UK.
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