Most Recent Content from: Girls & Women

  • 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

  • Article: A Singer and Activist Is Speaking Out Against Rape and Sexual Violence in Botswana

    A Singer and Activist Is Speaking Out Against Rape and Sexual Violence in Botswana

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 28, 2020

    Nearly 70% of women in Botswana have experienced sexual abuse. Read more

  • Article: A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    By Helen Lock|July 28, 2020

    There has been an 76% reduction in funding to combat female genital mutilation since 2015. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Passes Substantial Bill to Ensure Pay Equity Between Men and Women

    New Zealand Passes Substantial Bill to Ensure Pay Equity Between Men and Women

    By Madeleine Keck  and  Pia Gralki|July 28, 2020

    “Pay discrimination based on gender is something for the history books.” Read more

  • Article: Violence, Cybersex Trafficking, and Child Marriage Spike for Girls in Asia-Pacific During COVID-19

    Violence, Cybersex Trafficking, and Child Marriage Spike for Girls in Asia-Pacific During COVID-19

    By Madeleine Keck|July 27, 2020

    Girls are being pulled out of school and into “a life of poor prospects.” Read more