Ms. Ensler declares there is a "girl cell" in us all -- males and females alike -- and that it is something we have all been taught to suppress...but at what cost? She tells heartfelt and gut-wrenching stories of girls around the world who have overcome dramatic adversity and violence to reveal the astonishing strength of being a girl.
If after watching this talk you feel compelled to do something for the girls of the world, here are a few options to consider:
There are many, many more. As always, before you donate to any charity, I recommend you research their business practices and philosophies. I use:
If you choose not to participate in any of these female-focused charities, that's okay. I won't hold it against you.