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Women, Girls, and Global Justice

Women Girls and Global Justice

The Women, Girls, and Global Justice team engages students committed to advancing gender justice locally and globally. This collaborative team engages in research and service both right here in Charlottesville, and around the world with partnering NGOs. The fight for global health, reduction of violence, and increased access to education for women and girls resonates throughout this program.

Collaborating with Global Non-profits

Interns on this team provide behind the scenes support to global non-profits engaged in social justice work. Small, lean organizations working in impoverished and conflict-ridden places are necessarily focused on the healthy, safety, educational, and economic needs of the communities they serve. They lack person-power and basic resources such as reliable connectivity needed to conduct research tasks that are necessary for growth, impact assessment, and pursuit of funding. 

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Typical Activities for Interns on this team

Interns on the Women, Girls, and Global Justice team are interested in the global, national, and local issues affecting women and girls. These interns play an important role in planning and facilitating the Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship, International Women's Month, MLK Women's Hope Project, along with carrying out global outreach and networking.