Most Recent Content from: Girls & Women

  • Article: Reproductive Rights Advocate Deja Foxx Plans to Be President One Day

    Reproductive Rights Advocate Deja Foxx Plans to Be President One Day

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 2, 2020

    Foxx is committed to representation, community building, and giving marginalized people a say. Read more

  • Article: Chidera Eggerue on How ‘Self-Love’ Can Be a Ferocious Force for Good in the Fight for Gender Equality

    Chidera Eggerue on How ‘Self-Love’ Can Be a Ferocious Force for Good in the Fight for Gender Equality

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 2, 2020

    The author behind #SaggyBoobsMatter talks to Global Citizen about what drives her feminism. Read more

  • Article: Just 55% of Women Can Access Health Care, Make Decisions About Contraception, and Say No to Sex

    Just 55% of Women Can Access Health Care, Make Decisions About Contraception, and Say No to Sex

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 2, 2020

    The study explored women's rights to make decisions on sex and reproductive healthcare. Read more

  • Article: Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    By Helen Lock|April 2, 2020

    Taban Shoresh fled Iraq as a child refugee, later she returned to help women recover from trauma. Read more

  • Article: Coronavirus Could Push More Australian Women Into Poverty, Experts Say

    Coronavirus Could Push More Australian Women Into Poverty, Experts Say

    By Madeleine Keck|April 1, 2020

    The Australian women’s sector is calling for a gendered lens on the coronavirus crisis. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Catherine Caruso|March 31, 2020

    Pregnant girls will be able to attend mainstream schools for the first time in five years. Read more

  • Article: Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2020

    Charities are looking for creative ways to support women trapped with abusers during the lockdown. Read more

  • Article: After Her Sister’s Murder, This UK Child Marriage Survivor Is Fighting to Change the Law

    After Her Sister’s Murder, This UK Child Marriage Survivor Is Fighting to Change the Law

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 27, 2020

    Global Citizen talks to Payzee Mahmod — the activist and survivor fighting to ban child marriage. Read more