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  • Article: Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge
    Girls & Women

    Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge

    Nov. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It comes after a teenager's choice of underwear was held up as evidence of consent in a rape trial. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Is Bringing a Film Festival Combatting Sexual Violence in Conflict to London
    Girls & Women

    Angelina Jolie Is Bringing a Film Festival Combatting Sexual Violence in Conflict to London

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 21, 2018

    It’s launching this week at the British Film Institute. Read more

  • Article: This Sexist Christmas Display Just Got a Killer Feminist Makeover
    Girls & Women

    This Sexist Christmas Display Just Got a Killer Feminist Makeover

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 21, 2018

    It originally said that women needed “fancy little knickers.” But not anymore! Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabian Women Are Wearing Their Clothes Inside Out to Protest Dress Codes
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabian Women Are Wearing Their Clothes Inside Out to Protest Dress Codes

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 20, 2018

    They’re sharing their opposition with the hashtag #InsideOutAbaya. Read more

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 20, 2018

    Here’s how girls like Mestawet Mekuria are empowered to control their own lives. Read more

  • Article: The World's Poorest Countries Are Using More Contraception — And It Could Cut Poverty
    Girls & Women

    The World's Poorest Countries Are Using More Contraception — And It Could Cut Poverty

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 19, 2018

    Family Planning 2020 wants to ensure 120 million more people receive family planning education. Read more

  • Article: The BBC Just Revealed the World’s 100 Most Inspirational Women
    Girls & Women

    The BBC Just Revealed the World’s 100 Most Inspirational Women

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 19, 2018

    Who run the world? Read more

  • Article: Doctors and Teachers Failing to Report Forced Marriages Could Face Criminal Charges
    Girls & Women

    Doctors and Teachers Failing to Report Forced Marriages Could Face Criminal Charges

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 16, 2018

    A public consultation into the matter was opened on Thursday, Nov. 15. Read more