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  • Article: Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US
    Girls & Women

    Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    Epstein’s alleged victims were vulnerable young girls — like most trafficking victims globally. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    “Any pregnant girl who wants to learn is welcome at our school,” he said. Read more

  • Article: Dutch Airline KLM Faces Backlash After Telling Breastfeeding Mom to Cover Up
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    Dutch Airline KLM Faces Backlash After Telling Breastfeeding Mom to Cover Up

    July 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Breastfeeding is a totally natural process." Read more

  • Article: A Woman Is Set to Become a Referee in Australia’s Rugby League For the First Time
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    A Woman Is Set to Become a Referee in Australia’s Rugby League For the First Time

    By Madeleine Keck|July 18, 2019

    Belinda Sharpe hopes her appointment will inspire young girls to dream big. Read more

  • Article: UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya
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    UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 17, 2019

    This tiny British charity’s first appeal completely smashed its target. Read more

  • Article: Nepal’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Has Rescued Over 18,000 Girls from Sex Trafficking
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    Nepal’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Has Rescued Over 18,000 Girls from Sex Trafficking

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 17, 2019

    Anuradha Koirala works to help exploited Nepali women and children sold into sex slavery. Read more

  • Article: Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority
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    Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority

    July 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Seven in 10 women in Bolivia say they have suffered some type of violence inflicted by a partner. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Sexual Harassment Law Lacks Impact Due to President's Conduct, Critics Say
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    Philippines Sexual Harassment Law Lacks Impact Due to President's Conduct, Critics Say

    July 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Due to Duterte's past behavior, critics believe civilians will not take the new law seriously. Read more