#gender equality

  • Article: South Sudanese Women Call for 35% of Government Positions to Be Female
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese Women Call for 35% of Government Positions to Be Female

    Sept. 28, 2018|Voice of America

    Only 1 in 10 recently appointed committee members are women. Read more

  • Article: India Abolishes Sexist Adultery Law in Win for Women's Rights
    Girls & Women

    India Abolishes Sexist Adultery Law in Win for Women's Rights

    By Joanna Prisco|Sept. 27, 2018

    Infidelity may be grounds for divorce, but it is no longer criminal. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Warn Failure to Educate Girls Will Cause 'Catastrophes'
    Girls & Women

    World Leaders Warn Failure to Educate Girls Will Cause 'Catastrophes'

    Sept. 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Without educating girls, nations lose productivity and risk instability and conflict. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Index Highlights Big Data Gaps Ahead of 2030 Deadline
    Girls & Women

    Gender Equality Index Highlights Big Data Gaps Ahead of 2030 Deadline

    Sept. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Experts believe governments do not prioritise data collection on issues affecting girls and women. Read more

  • Article: This Is What It Looks Like When Women Are Given a Voice in Film
    Girls & Women

    This Is What It Looks Like When Women Are Given a Voice in Film

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 17, 2018

    Women can make great films — who knew?! Read more

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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: Julia Gillard Boldly Calls Out Sexism in Australian Politics With Impassioned Speech
    Girls & Women

    Julia Gillard Boldly Calls Out Sexism in Australian Politics With Impassioned Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 7, 2018

    Gillard delivers a powerful speech against misogyny. Read more