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  • Article: South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 15, 2019

    Mrwetyana’s killing reignited widespread outrage against gender-based violence in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: 5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 14, 2019

    Global Citizen's at the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi. Read more

  • Article: UK Urged to Give Women Right to Know What Male Colleagues Earn

    UK Urged to Give Women Right to Know What Male Colleagues Earn

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 14, 2019

    Lack of transparency over salaries means women struggle to know when they are being underpaid. Read more

  • Article: Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Now that your numbers are increasing in these positions, why don’t you use that?” Read more

  • Article: South African Rugby Captain Urges Women to Break Stereotypes Through Sport

    South African Rugby Captain Urges Women to Break Stereotypes Through Sport

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 11, 2019

    "Our own dreams are not too big, too wild, too impossible to achieve." Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: Australia's Women's Team Earns Soccer’s First Equal Pay Deal in the World

    Australia's Women's Team Earns Soccer’s First Equal Pay Deal in the World

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 8, 2019

    The Australian women’s team is ranked eighth in the world, while the men’s team is 44th. Read more

  • Article: Hear Why 5 Women From Around the World Want Better Maternal and Reproductive Health Care

    Hear Why 5 Women From Around the World Want Better Maternal and Reproductive Health Care

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 7, 2019

    They’re calling on leaders to provide access to facilities, contraception, and more. Read more