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Issue 5

After another year of love and dedication, we are so pleased to announce the release of the fifth issue of Got a Girl Crush Magazine!

Featuring:

Chicana punk icon Alice Bag • planetary scientist Carolyn Porco • joke punk band Childbirth • the women behind Feminist Library on Wheels • human rights activist Grace Lee Boggs • National public policy chair at Black Youth Project 100, Janae Bonsu • menstrual activist & drummer Kiran Gandhi • artists duo LAZYMOM • single mother and future lawyer Marcella Jayne • musician, writer and MTV News anchor Meredith Graves // Cover Illustration by Molly Bounds // Edited by Meg Wachter & Amanda Stosz
Printed by The Prolific Group // With contributors: Ariel Roman, Beth Hoeckel, Brit Julious, Emily Simpson, Karolin Schnoor, Kat Thek, Katie Edmonds, Kelly Thorn, Lauren Denitzio, Malaika Dower, Michelle Chen, Natalie Snoyman, Ness Lee, Sam Paul, Taylor Emrey, & Whitney Blank // Limited run of 1000. 6.5” x 9”, 88 pages, 100% recycled matte paper, full color, perfect bound.

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Read About Women.

GAGC Original interviews

Interview with Adina Wolf from
UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Inteviewed by Reemé Idris
Photos by Amanda Stosz and provided by
UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) awards grants to initiatives that demonstrate that violence against women and girls can be systematically addressed, reduced and, with persistence, eliminated. Since its creation in 1996, the UN Trust Fund has awarded $129 million USD to 463 initiatives in 139 countries and territories.

Completely inspired, we partnered with the UN Trust Fund in 2014 to support their outreach within the fashion industry to raise funds and awareness. In an age where social media fosters social movement, we (The Generalists--Reeme Idris and Zapher Idris, a sibling duo who provide marketing and production services for fashion labels and agencies, retail landowners and consumer brands) developed a website to showcase supporters and products that contribute to the Fund, as well as collaborating with friends for a private sector steering group and an International Women’s Day panel discussion on women’s economic empowerment. I’ve witnessed the incredible energy of the Fund’s secretariat team and wanted to learn more about what propels External Relations and Advocacy Analyst, Adina Wolf.

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