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Inspired by the beauty and delicacy of Chinese women and girls, Beads for China are gorgeous, exquisite pieces of jewelry that are lovingly handcrafted by my dear friend Meagan Marshal Ewing under for-You-designs; her jewelry business. Many of the pieces have charms with the faces of Chinese women and baby girls that I have collected from amazing organizations fighting to end the One-Child Policy and to end gendercide in China. The bracelets in particular we...

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I have long been an admirer of Chinese art, particularly the tradition of paper-cutting as it is my primary method of working. A couple of years ago I started researching and reading into the one child policy, into what had been going on, and what continues to happen in China. With these two interests combined I felt compelled to create a piece of work which would not only explore the theme but would also expose the injustice to an unintentionally ignorant Western audience. Using the language of traditional Chinese symbolism and technique I created a large scale red paper cutout depicting the struggle and injustices for chinese girls. The piece is called Death of the Innocents, a reference...

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Bio: Regan Lookadoo is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky. While teaching the course "Psychology of Slavery," she began to see a real energy among the students as their initial shock concerning modern day slavery turned into a passion towards advocacy. Lookadoo used this energy to lead a two year focus on human trafficking on campus...

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After studying the problem of gendercide in China, I decided to examine another nation—South Korea—that struggled with gendercide in the 80s and 90s but somehow managed to bring its sex ratio within normal ratios during the past decade.  My submission is the fruit of that examination—in the form of an extensive piece of original research.  I focus a large portion of the paper on outlining six primary theories on what elements played the most important roles in ending Korea’s gender imbalance; later, I weigh the validity of these theories. To my knowledge, there is no other piece of research as extensive as this one that examines the plausibility of the different...

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Summary: The girls (Gabrielle & Amiee) celebrated their 10th birthday by hosting an Asian Tea Party for their friends. Each of the attendees was encouraged to bring a donation for All Girls Allowed. They raised enough money to rescue two girls from gendercide. Note: This video was edited in part by Valerie Ross, media producer for All Girls Allowed.

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Summary: This video is really a request to parents to become more involved and to spread awareness about the issue of gendercide in China. Additionally, it will also speak to members of church communities that value life to become involved in AGA’s mission. Note: This video was produced by Valerie Ross, media producer for All Girls Allowed.

Bio: I was interviewed because of a letter I sent a while back with my response to...

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Summary:  The Baby Blanket Ministry was created to provide a tangible way to show that these baby girls are valued and loved, even from thousands of miles away. We care about these babies and their families, and by sending a blanket over with All Girls Allowed’s Baby Shower Gifts, we can let them know that there is a specific person who is thinking of them, praying for them, and hoping that their blanket will be a permanent reminder of how valued they are, by...

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Art for Change Foundation is a small arts organization started and run by local artists in New Delhi, India, with the vision to see art shape society with beauty and truth.  In 2006 the Art for Change Foundation began responding to the issue of violence against women in India, in particular the problem of...

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My hope is that through a visually stunning presentation, viewers will experience a visceral sense of loss and understanding of gendercide in China. The intent is to unambiguously represent this tragedy; leading to awareness, compassion and engagement. 

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