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Communications: Changing Dominant Narratives

Global Health Corps

GHC fellow Joya Taft-Dick, Communications and Youth Advocacy Officer at Together for Girls in the U.S., on the difference between speaking about and speaking for girls.

" I am extremely wary of being yet another white, Western woman campaigning on behalf of those who may be perceived as 'vulnerable' or 'voiceless.' Instead, I see strong advocacy as ensuring a platform for the marginalized to share their experiences and ideas, without attempting to speak 'for' anyone."

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