Most Recent Content from: Girls & Women

  • Article: Two Sisters, 10 and 11, Die After Undergoing FGM in Somalia
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    Two Sisters, 10 and 11, Die After Undergoing FGM in Somalia

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 14, 2018

    About 98% of Somali women between the ages of 15 and 49 have undergone the procedure. Read more

  • Article: Female Journalists Face Rape Threats and 'Relentless' Abuse, Survey Finds
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    Female Journalists Face Rape Threats and 'Relentless' Abuse, Survey Finds

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than half of women in media have suffered work-related abuse, threats or physical attacks. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna Wants Everyone to Know 'Women Are Running the World Right Now'
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    Rihanna Wants Everyone to Know 'Women Are Running the World Right Now'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 14, 2018

    The singer explains the ideas behind her fashion show celebrating women. Read more

  • Article: An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time
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    An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 14, 2018

    It’s a “step forward for modernising parliament.” Read more

  • Article: This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change
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    This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 13, 2018

    The documentary explores the link between women’s education and environmental stability. Read more

  • Article: Melinda Gates Wants to Make Tech More Inviting to Women of Color
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    Melinda Gates Wants to Make Tech More Inviting to Women of Color

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 13, 2018

    A new report showed a decline in the number of women if color graduating with computing degrees. Read more

  • Article: Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades
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    Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 13, 2018

    Jackson may seem to be a shy personality — but she’s never shied away from activism. Read more

  • Article: Zambians Can Now Report Online Child Sexual Abuse Anonymously
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    Zambians Can Now Report Online Child Sexual Abuse Anonymously

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 13, 2018

    As more people access the internet, online child sexual abuse has become a growing problem. Read more