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  • Article: Native American Women Face High Rates of Violence, But Fear Discrimination in Courts
    Girls & Women

    Native American Women Face High Rates of Violence, But Fear Discrimination in Courts

    By Andrew McMaster|Nov. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Many women do not seek justice for fear of discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Less Likely to Receive CPR from Bystanders Than Men
    Girls & Women

    Women Are Less Likely to Receive CPR from Bystanders Than Men

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A closer look at how biases can be life-threatening. Read more

  • Article: There’s Now a Hijab-Wearing Barbie Celebrating an Olympic Medalist
    Girls & Women

    There’s Now a Hijab-Wearing Barbie Celebrating an Olympic Medalist

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This line of Barbie celebrates inclusivity. Read more

  • Article: This Heroic BBC Presenter Rescued a 13-Year-Old Schoolgirl From FGM in Kenya
    Girls & Women

    This Heroic BBC Presenter Rescued a 13-Year-Old Schoolgirl From FGM in Kenya

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The Countryfile presenter helped a local activist save the girl with just hours to spare. Read more

  • Article: France Wants to Make Sex With Minors Under 13 Rape in All Circumstances
    Girls & Women

    France Wants to Make Sex With Minors Under 13 Rape in All Circumstances

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In France, prosecutors must first prove sex with minors is “non-consensual” to bring rape charges. Read more

  • Article: Proposed Iraq Law Would Allow Girls as Young as 9 to Marry
    Girls & Women

    Proposed Iraq Law Would Allow Girls as Young as 9 to Marry

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Instead of third grade, girls could be entering into marriage. Read more

  • Article: TripAdvisor Is Now Warning Users About Sexual Violence at Hotels
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    TripAdvisor Is Now Warning Users About Sexual Violence at Hotels

    Nov. 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    So far, three hotels, all beachfront resorts in Mexico, have been pinpointed. Read more

  • Article: Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ
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    Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ

    By David Brand|Nov. 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She said the lawmaker’s sexist Facebook posts motivated her to run for office. Read more