Working for PROOF: Media for Social Justice on a project with “G!RL BE HEARD’ who use theater to encourage young women to explore gender, race and class issues. We created a workshop environment to photograph the girls and with the guidance of artist Cey Adams they ‘mashed -up’ their images to create these art pieces.
‘GIRL BE HEARD’ have performed at the White House, the United Nations, national tours and workshops in public schools to raise awareness about human rights issues affecting women and girls. Shocking statisitics : 6 out of 10 girls growing up in the U.S. will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime. 34% of girls become pregnant before age 20.