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  • Article: Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM
    Girls & Women

    Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM

    Dec. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists warn girls may be taken overseas for FGM during school holidays. Read more

  • Article: Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder
    Girls & Women

    Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 14, 2018

    Children under the age of 17 now need more than parental approval under Islamic law. Read more

  • Article: British Women Push for Equality 100 Years After First Female MP's Election
    Girls & Women

    British Women Push for Equality 100 Years After First Female MP's Election

    Dec. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Male lawmakers still outnumber women two to one. Read more

  • Article: India Pledges $100 Billion to Lower Maternal and Infant Deaths by 2030
    Girls & Women

    India Pledges $100 Billion to Lower Maternal and Infant Deaths by 2030

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 14, 2018

    The country is investing more in health care to reach the Global Goals deadline. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Gingerbread Bakers Saving Christmas From Patriarchal Confectionary
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Gingerbread Bakers Saving Christmas From Patriarchal Confectionary

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Dec. 14, 2018

    London bakers Gingerbread Rising are on a mission to “crumble the patriarchy.” Read more

  • Article: Nicole Kidman Just Donated $500,000 to Stop Violence Against Women
    Girls & Women

    Nicole Kidman Just Donated $500,000 to Stop Violence Against Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 13, 2018

    The star is using her platform to make sure survivors are heard. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia's Top Court Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Indonesia's Top Court Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 13, 2018

    More than 1.4 million Indonesian girls and women alive today were married as children. Read more

  • Article: This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award
    Girls & Women

    This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 13, 2018

    Rebeca Gyumi will receive the UN’s 2018 Human Rights Prize. Read more