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  • Article: Women Worldwide Are Being Left Behind As Technology Advances
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    Women Worldwide Are Being Left Behind As Technology Advances

    July 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Poverty, gender discrimination, and gender stereotypes prevent girls and women from benefitting. Read more

  • Article: A 'Mateship Campaign' Between Australia and the US Featured Only White Men
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    A 'Mateship Campaign' Between Australia and the US Featured Only White Men

    By Madeleine Keck|July 11, 2018

    “It’s myopic and lazy and not at all representative of Australia or the United States.” Read more

  • Article: Activists Rally Around India's Supreme Court Condemning FGM
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    Activists Rally Around India's Supreme Court Condemning FGM

    By Joanna Prisco|July 10, 2018

    “It violates the bodily integrity of a girl child,” said the court. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Is Good for Sleep, Scientists Say
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    Gender Equality Is Good for Sleep, Scientists Say

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2018

    Stereotypical gender roles place unequal burdens on men and women, disrupting their sleep. Read more

  • Article: Acid Attacks Cost Britain £60 Million Every Year
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    Acid Attacks Cost Britain £60 Million Every Year

    July 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls and women are the targets of about 75% of acid attacks globally. Read more

  • Article: Train Traveler's Tweet Leads to Rescue of 26 Young Girls From Sex Trafficking
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    Train Traveler's Tweet Leads to Rescue of 26 Young Girls From Sex Trafficking

    By Joanna Prisco|July 10, 2018

    When social media is used for good, it’s amazing. Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Defunds Legal Services for Survivors of Sex Trafficking
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    Trump Administration Defunds Legal Services for Survivors of Sex Trafficking

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    A sudden decision by the administration has left victims and advocates reeling. Read more

  • Article: India's New Maternity Leave Law May Actually Render More Women Unemployed
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    India's New Maternity Leave Law May Actually Render More Women Unemployed

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Mothers are finding it hard to retain work in India. Read more