Most Recent Content from: Girls & Women

  • Article: The UN Is Training Traditional Leaders in Botswana to Fight Gender-Based Abuse

    The UN Is Training Traditional Leaders in Botswana to Fight Gender-Based Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 3, 2020

    Nearly 70% of women in the southern African nation have experienced physical or sexual abuse. Read more

  • Article: A Turkish Women's Rights Activist Explains the Importance of the 'Challenge Accepted' Campaign to Stop Femicide

    What's the Real Story Behind Those #ChallengeAccepted Photos on Instagram?

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|July 31, 2020

    A Turkish feminist expert explains the origins of the viral trend. Read more

  • Article: Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad Joins Trevor Noah to Remind the World 2,000 Yazidis Remain in Captivity

    Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad Joins Trevor Noah to Remind the World 2,000 Yazidis Remain in Captivity

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 31, 2020

    On 'The Daily Show,' she urged the international community to help refugees return to Iraq safely. Read more

  • Article: Record Low Rape Convictions for England and Wales Branded 'Utterly Shameful'

    Record Low Rape Convictions for England and Wales Branded 'Utterly Shameful'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 31, 2020

    Campaigners say the system is failing survivors and warn that rapists often reoffend. Read more

  • Article: All Victorian Public Schools Now Offer Free Pads and Tampons in an Australian First

    All Victorian Public Schools Now Offer Free Pads and Tampons in an Australian First

    By Madeleine Keck|July 30, 2020

    Sanitary products are a necessity, not a luxury. Read more

  • Feature: Gender Equality Faces New Set of Obstacles Amid COVID-19 Crisis: SDG Report 2020

    Gender Equality Faces New Set of Obstacles Amid COVID-19 Crisis: SDG Report 2020

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 29, 2020

    Despite progress in ending FGM and child marriage, COVID-19 to put girls and women at risk. Read more

  • Article: 7 Artworks From Refugee Women in Isolation During Lockdown in Britain and Beyond

    7 Artworks From Refugee Women in Isolation During Lockdown in Britain and Beyond

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 29, 2020

    Art workshops have been helping vulnerable refugee women deal with extreme stress. Read more

  • Article: Supermarket Giant Coles Launches New Collectables Campaign Featuring Children’s Books

    Supermarket Giant Coles Launches New Collectables Campaign Featuring Children’s Books

    By Madeleine Keck|July 29, 2020

    Miniature plastic toys are out, and books are in. Read more