Most Recent Content from: Girls & Women

  • Article: Mass Displacement Complicates Access to Reproductive Health Care in Syria

    Mass Displacement Complicates Access to Reproductive Health Care in Syria

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 13, 2019

    UNFPA is increasing its support for displaced Syrian women by providing reproductive health care. Read more

  • Article: Impoverished Women in Laos Are Struggling to Get Access to Reproductive Health Care

    Impoverished Women in Laos Are Struggling to Get Access to Reproductive Health Care

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 13, 2019

    Gaining access to information about reproductive health care is the first step. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls Is Unlawful, West African States Court Rules

    Sierra Leone's Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls Is Unlawful, West African States Court Rules

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 12, 2019

    Pregnant girls could only receive sub-par education in the country for the past four years. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Will No Longer Require Gender-Segregated Entrances in Restaurants

    Saudi Arabia Will No Longer Require Gender-Segregated Entrances in Restaurants

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 10, 2019

    Restaurants were previously required to provide separate entrances for women and unaccompanied men. Read more

  • Article: Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi Is Now Miss Universe. Her Speech Has a Powerful Message for Every Girl.

    Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi Is Now Miss Universe. Her Speech Has a Powerful Message for Every Girl.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 9, 2019

    Tunzi said she wants girls to see themselves reflected in her. Read more

  • Article: 'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 6, 2019

    Gates joined journalist Redi Tlhabi to talk gender equality and her book "The Moment of Lift." Read more

  • Article: Nepal Will Give Cash Rewards to Women Who Refuse Deadly 'Menstrual Huts'

    Nepal Will Give Cash Rewards to Women Who Refuse Deadly 'Menstrual Huts'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 5, 2019

    The payment aims to break customs where women are banished to huts while on their periods. Read more

  • Article: More Than 600 Pakistani Girls Sold as Brides to China

    More Than 600 Pakistani Girls Sold as Brides to China

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 5, 2019

    “No one is doing anything to help these girls.” Read more