#Gender Equality

  • Article: A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa
    Girls & Women

    A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 25, 2018

    Sibulele Sibaca was orphaned at 16 by HIV — so she launched a foundation to support other girls. Read more

  • Article: Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed
    Girls & Women

    Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed

    Sept. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists say her appointment is symbolically important, but unlikely to lead to real change. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words
    Girls & Women

    Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 21, 2018

    Approximately 70% of sexual violence incidents in the US are not reported. Read more

  • Article: 4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know
    Girls & Women

    4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Sept. 21, 2018

    In all sectors, women are being completely amazing. Read more

  • Article: Way More British Girls Call Themselves Feminists Now — And It Gives Us So Much Hope
    Girls & Women

    Way More British Girls Call Themselves Feminists Now — And It Gives Us So Much Hope

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 19, 2018

    It’s in response to what’s perceived as an increasingly threatening world. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 18, 2018

    Traditional gender stereotypes may reinforce behaviors that increase health risks. Read more

  • Article: A British Ultra-Marathon Runner Stopped During a 105-Mile Race to Breastfeed Her Baby
    Food & Hunger

    A British Ultra-Marathon Runner Stopped During a 105-Mile Race to Breastfeed Her Baby

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2018

    “We applaud your endurance, your courage, and your defiance.” Read more

  • Article: This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage
    PartnerGirls & Women

    This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 17, 2018|Girls Not Brides

    Ruvimbo Tsopodzi took her case all the way to the country’s highest court. Read more