In 2011, the United Nations declared October 11th an annual “International Day of the Girl Child.” ANS Vol 39:2 contains nine thought-provoking articles that address the needs of women and girls internationally, plus three "General Topic" articles that have a bearing on women's experience world-wide. We welcome your responses, and invite you to follow the ANS blog to receive featured messages related to each of the articles in this issue!
Watch for our “Editor’s Pick” articles over the next several weeks, read the articles, and visit our
ANS Blog to share your comments.
Peggy L. Chinn, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor Emerita, University of Connecticut
Editor, Advances in Nursing Science