Most Recent Content from: Girls & Women

  • Article: 1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 13, 2020

    Nearly 34,000 incidents of rape were reported in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 13, 2020

    Gender-related crimes and murders are on the rise across the country. Read more

  • Article: The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Advocates say the bill is necessary to completely end stigma. Read more

  • Article: Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Researchers found women without much contact with people outside their homes lack freedom. Read more

  • Article: UK Private School Told Girls University Is 'Not for Females': Report

    UK Private School Told Girls University Is 'Not for Females': Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Female students at Redstone Academy feel they are at a disadvantage compared to boys. Read more

  • Article: Human Rights Advocates Demand Policy Change in Cyprus After British Teen Gets Prison Sentence for Dropping Rape Charges

    Human Rights Advocates Demand Policy Change in Cyprus After British Teen Gets Prison Sentence for Dropping Rape Charges

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 7, 2020

    The woman was sentenced to four months in jail, suspended for three years. Read more

  • Article: Michelle Williams Delivers Empowering Golden Globes Speech About Women's Rights

    Michelle Williams Delivers Empowering Golden Globes Speech About Women's Rights

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 6, 2020

    Access to reproductive health services is a proven way of reducing poverty. Read more

  • Article: How Safe Spaces Are Helping to Prevent Child Marriage in Sierra Leone

    How Safe Spaces Are Helping to Prevent Child Marriage in Sierra Leone

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    In Sierra Leone, nearly 40% of girls are married before age 18. Read more