Did you know that today is the first ever International Day of the Girl? Yup. It's been declared as such by the United Nations. Why? Because girls face double discrimination due to their gender and age and are the most marginalised and discriminated group across the globe. This new world day aims to help prioritise girls' rights across the world and help girls everywhere feel recognised, respected and valued.
To celebrate this wonderful new world day, self-styled (but totally awesome) Chief Super Hero Wannabe Ines Almeida has launched a brand new online shop: Towards the Stars. Ines' dream is to build a marketplace that brings together like-minded people who create and sell products that challenge gender sterotypes in defence of healthy girl hood. In essence, 'The World's Marketplace for Empowering Gifts for Girls'.
You can image therefore, that I was delighted to be asked to join the list of craftspeople creating a safe haven for girls with my new Girl Power Story Stones. There are 10 double-sided story stones in each kit and are currently being sold exclusively at Towards the Stars
Happy International Day of the Girl!