Most Recent Content from: Leah Rodriguez

  • Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 18, 2019

    The country’s health ministry announced they don't need signed consent for childbirth procedures. Read more

  • Article: 5 Inspiring Young Women Fighting for Education in the Spirit of MLK
    Girls & Women

    5 Inspiring Young Women Fighting for Education in the Spirit of MLK

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 18, 2019

    They’re dedicated to ensuring all children can go to school. Read more

  • Article: Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return
    Education

    Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 17, 2019

    But now they’re missing out on exams. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children
    Health

    Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 16, 2019

    The government seeks a solution for the country’s overpopulation. Read more

  • Article: 3 Reasons Why the LA Teachers' Strike Is a Big Deal
    Education

    3 Reasons Why the LA Teachers' Strike Is a Big Deal

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 15, 2019

    Protesters are calling on California to support equal education. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'
    Girls & Women

    Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 14, 2019

    Punishment for forcing women to live in poor conditions while menstruating is becoming more severe. Read more

  • Article: 16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping
    Girls & Women

    16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2019

    Outraged supporters seek justice after her brutal death. Read more

  • Article: This Student Helped Raise $64K for Girls' Education in Burkina Faso
    Education

    This Student Helped Raise $64K for Girls' Education in Burkina Faso

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2019

    High schoolers sold items and partnered with local restaurants to give children a chance to learn. Read more