Girlhood Studies (Vol. 13, Issue 2)

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Dear Colleague, Dear Colleague,

Dear Colleague,


The latest issue of Girlhood Studies has published!


Girlhood Studies is published in association with the International Girls Studies Association (IGSA).


Volume 13, Issue 2



A Girl Activist Inventory

Claudia Mitchell


Guest Editorial

Personal, Powerful, Political: Activist Networks by, for, and with Girls and Young Women

Catherine Vanner and Anuradha Dugal



Hopeful, Harmless, and Heroic: Figuring the Girl Activist as Global Savior

Jessica K. Taft


Negotiating Girl-led Advocacy: Addressing Early and Forced Marriage in South Africa

Sadiyya Haffejee, Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Lisa Wiebesiek and Nkonzo Mkhize


Reflections on Expanding Girls’ Political Capital at the United Nations

Emily Bent


Towards a Fairer Future: An Activist Model of Black Girl Leadership

Courtney Cook


“Because There Are Young Women Behind Me”: Learning from the Testimonios of Young Undocumented Women Advocates

Carolina Silva


The Inheritance of Activism: Does Social Capital Shape Women’s Lives?

Supriya Baily, Gloria Wang and Elisabeth Scotto-Lavino


Sakai Magara: Activist Girl of Early Twentieth Century Japan

Barbara Hartley


Photo Essay

Chalk Back: The Girl and Youth-Led Street Art Movement to #StopStreetHarassment

Natasha Harris-Harb and Sophie Sandberg



Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship

Jennifer Bethune


Passing the Talking Stick: Resilience-Making through Storytelling

Tammy Williams


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