#Gender Equality

  • Article: This Female-Run Syrian TV Station Seeks to Empower Women
    Girls & Women

    This Female-Run Syrian TV Station Seeks to Empower Women

    July 16, 2018|Voice of America

    The content will "put a spotlight on issues that affect women in Syria and the region." Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Woman Transforms Tires Into Cool Recycled Furniture
    Girls & Women

    This Nigerian Woman Transforms Tires Into Cool Recycled Furniture

    By Joanna Prisco|July 16, 2018

    The popular entrepreneur is inspiring a new career path for women in her country. Read more

  • Article: Disney Will Produce 21 Short Films by Aspiring Female Filmmakers Around the World
    Girls & Women

    Disney Will Produce 21 Short Films by Aspiring Female Filmmakers Around the World

    By Joanna Prisco|July 11, 2018

    #DreamBigPrincess is a new series launched with UN Foundation’s Girl Up. Read more

  • Article: This Libyan Food Service Is Helping to Deliver Gender Equality
    Girls & Women

    This Libyan Food Service Is Helping to Deliver Gender Equality

    July 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Just 1 in 4 Libyan women is employed. Read more

  • Article: Women-Only Washrooms Restore Dignity to Refugees in Greece
    Water & Sanitation

    Women-Only Washrooms Restore Dignity to Refugees in Greece

    By Joanna Prisco|July 11, 2018

    A new initiative called Showers for Sisters is providing a respite for the women of Moria. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Is Good for Sleep, Scientists Say
    Girls & Women

    Gender Equality Is Good for Sleep, Scientists Say

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2018

    Stereotypical gender roles place unequal burdens on men and women, disrupting their sleep. Read more

  • Article: India's New Maternity Leave Law May Actually Render More Women Unemployed
    Girls & Women

    India's New Maternity Leave Law May Actually Render More Women Unemployed

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Mothers are finding it hard to retain work in India. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video
    Girls & Women

    Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Maedeh Hojabri is the latest young woman to be taken into custody for app use. Read more