#Gender Discrimination

  • Article: Serena Williams Is Calling Out Sexism in Her Sport — and She's Not Alone
    Girls & Women

    Serena Williams Is Calling Out Sexism in Her Sport — and She's Not Alone

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 10, 2018

    Male tennis players admit they have called umpires far worse than “thief.” Read more

  • Video: Why Ending HIV Starts With Empowering Women and Girls
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    Why Ending HIV Starts With Empowering Women and Girls

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 7, 2018|Johnson & Johnson

    Women and girls make up about 75% of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more

  • Article: Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2018

    Police officials say the girl’s stepmother orchestrated and oversaw the violent crime. Read more

  • Article: US Open Accused of Sexism After Warning Player for Baring Her Bra
    Girls & Women

    US Open Accused of Sexism After Warning Player for Baring Her Bra

    Aug. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Male competitors at the US Open have been photographed topless in courtside chairs without penalty. Read more

  • Article: The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking

    Aug. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women have been trafficked from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos and sold as brides. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Is Banning Pregnant Girls From Going to School
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone Is Banning Pregnant Girls From Going to School

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Burundi also banned pregnant girls from attending school earlier this year. Read more

  • Article: These Female Parkour Players Are Breaking Barriers — and Jumping Over Them — in Egypt
    Girls & Women

    These Female Parkour Players Are Breaking Barriers — and Jumping Over Them — in Egypt

    By Daniele Selby|July 23, 2018

    Though boys and men in Cairo are often spotted playing sports outside, women rarely join. Read more

  • Article: Miss America Is Scrapping Its Swimsuit Contest for the Best Reason
    Girls & Women

    Miss America Is Scrapping Its Swimsuit Contest for the Best Reason

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2018

    "We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance." Read more