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Sevenly featuring Invisible Girl Project to Save Girls in India

This week, Sevenly is highlighting the work of It’s a Girl’s grassroots partner, Invisible Girl Project (IGP)! Every shirt that Sevenly sells this week will support the work of Invisible Girl Project, such as help provide food, medical aid and protection to a young girl who is at risk of being abandoned or killed in […]

Save a Girl on International Day of the Girl Child

October 11 is the third UN International Day of the Girl Child. This day is meant to promote girls’ rights and highlight gender inequalities that remain between girls and boys. Take Action on International Day of the Girl Child: On this day to focus on the fundamental human rights of the girl child, we are […]

“It’s a Girl” Wins Best Documentary at International Film Festival

Screening of It’s a Girl at I Will Tell International Film Festival I Will Tell is a growing film festival which takes place in the heart of London every year from 30th August to 9th September since 2005. This year the festival celebrated its 8th year with the theme THE ‘R’ THING, on Relationships, with […]

“It’s a Girl” Premieres in Hawaii

Premiere Screening of It’s a Girl in Hawaii Renae Hamilton of the YWCA of Kauai was joined by Patricia Wistinghausen of the PAU Violence Committee and Edie Ignacio Neumiller of the Zonta Club of Kauai in accepting a council certificate recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, organizing events to provide opportunities for the community […]

Update on Miss Li and Her Family

If you’ve seen It’s a Girl you know Li’s story:   Li and her husband lived in a rural village with their two daughters. Under pressure by their families to have a son, Li and her husband decided to have a third child, in the hopes that it would be a boy. When Li became […]

“It’s a Girl” Now on Netflix!

Big news for our followers in the US and Canada: You can now watch It’s a Girl on Netflix! Please SHARE the news, continue to SPREAD THE WORD, and help make a DIFFERENCE!

2013 Highlights in the Fight Against Gendercide

We are so grateful for the thousands of you who joined us this year in fighting gendercide globally. Since the film was released last year, it has screened over 500 times globally, has been broadcast on television in India, Ireland, Nigeria, Poland, New Zealand, and reached thousands more through our DVD and iTunes release this […]

Remember the Women and Girls of China on Giving Tuesday

Today is known as Giving Tuesday, and on this day it is our greatest desire that you would consider giving to the women and girls of China. We are working with Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, an international coalition that opposes forced abortion and sexual slavery in China. Our goal is to raise public awareness regarding […]

“It’s a Girl” Premieres in Hong Kong

Amnesty International’s Premiere of It’s a Girl in Hong Kong with Presentation from Women’s Rights Without Frontiers’ President Reggie Littlejohn Littlejohn, an internationally-recognized expert and opponent of China’s One-Child Policy, presented after the Hong Kong premiere of It’s a Girl. Littlejohn is featured in the film, which vividly details rampant coercion under China’s population policy. […]

Reggie Littlejohn: Forced Abortion in China Will Continue Despite Recent Misleading Headlines

Reggie Littlejohn President, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org Forced Abortion in China Will Continue, Despite “Easing” of One Child Policy Under the misleading headline, “China to Ease One-Child Policy,” Xinhua reports that China will now lift the ban on a second child, if either parent is an only child. This minor reform will not “ease” […]

Documentary Film About the World War on Women by “It’s a Girl” Director

Director Evan Grae Davis announces a major new film project carrying on the story begun by It’s a Girl! Female – The World War on Women is a documentary film addressing the various forms of violence and abuse suffered by women on every continent around the globe. While exploring personal stories illustrating an array of issues such […]

“It’s a Girl” Film Director Launching New Film Project About Violence Against Women!

This is a special message from It’s a Girl director, Evan Grae Davis. On November 12th, I will be announcing a major new film project carrying on the story begun by It’s a Girl! This will be your one and only opportunity to sign up to receive the exciting news! But first, I want to […]

Gendercide Takes Away Basic Human Rights from Girls

Guest Blog Post provided by Sarpreet Kahlon Sarpreet is a third year student at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) and is studying Health Sciences. She began a club last year called United Against Gendercide with the hope of creating awareness and inspiring students to unite in the fight against gender discrimination. United Against Gendercide‘s first event […]

Order Now on DVD and iTunes!

We’re thrilled to announce that It’s a Girl is available now on DVD and iTunes! The release date intentionally coincides with the anniversary of China’s brutal One Child Policy on September 25. This population control policy is often enforced through coercive measures, including forced abortion and forced sterilization. In combination with son preference, the policy […]

“It’s a Girl” Coming to iTunes and DVD for Personal Use in September!

We’re thrilled to announce that It’s a Girl will be available on iTunes and DVD next month. The release coincides with the anniversary of China’s brutal One Child Policy on September 25. Pre-orders will be available from September 10. Throughout the month we’ll be releasing several exclusive clips from the DVD special features as we […]

“It’s a Girl” Available in Italian and Romanian

Human rights issues as widespread as gendercide demand a worldwide response. To truly mobilize a global movement to see gendercide come to an end, people must be able to learn about the issue in their own language. Before launching our screening campaign in 2012, we prioritized the translation of It’s a Girl into several major […]

Ending Gendercide: The Policy Pandora’s Box

In 1985 Mary Anne Warren first coined the term ‘gendercide’, a neologism that refers to gender selective mass killing. In India gendercide takes the form of ‘femicide’, the systematic destruction of females from birth through to middle-age, and the statistically abnormal female mortality is the result of foeticide, infanticide, neglect, violence, murder and suicide.   […]

How to Become a Culture-Changer –Director Evan Grae Davis’ Talk at TEDxGrandRapids

It’s a Girl film director Evan Grae Davis was recently invited to speak at TEDxGrandRapids, engaging an audience of 750 leaders, influencers and innovators from the West-Michigan area on May 9th, 2013. When Evan was asked what he would be speaking about, this is what he had in mind: “I had previously been privileged to […]

The One Child Policy Exacerbates Gender Imbalance in China

Women’s Rights in China    It’s A Girl is a very successful documentary where we see how the cultures of China and India have shared many similarities in discrimination against girls. This kind of backwardness and ignorance have threatened the lives of many baby girls. In contrast with India, it was China’s One-Child Policy that […]

NEWS UPDATE: Men Arrested for Gang Rape of 5-Year-Old Girl in Delhi

After two months, Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in a city court against the two men who kidnapped and brutally raped a five-year-old girl in east Delhi. Under the stringent provisions of a newly enacted law for protection of children, the men face maximum punishment of life imprisonment. This is not an easy case […]

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