#Gender

  • Article: Desperate Pregnant Women Flee Venezuela to Find Lifesaving Health Care
    Health

    Desperate Pregnant Women Flee Venezuela to Find Lifesaving Health Care

    June 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The numbers of babies and women dying during or after childbirth in Venezuela have soared. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is a 'Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution': Former UN Rights Chief
    Environment

    Climate Change Is a 'Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution': Former UN Rights Chief

    June 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women are most adversely affected by disasters and yet are rarely "put front and center" of efforts. Read more

  • Article: Myths Are Fueling the Malnutrition of Indonesian Girls
    Girls & Women

    Myths Are Fueling the Malnutrition of Indonesian Girls

    June 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some girls avoid chicken wings for fear that eating them will make it hard to find a husband. Read more

  • Article: One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says
    Water & Sanitation

    One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In one district in Nepal there is just one toilet for every 170 girls. Read more

  • Article: Sexist Adverts Might Soon Be Banned in the UK
    Girls & Women

    Sexist Adverts Might Soon Be Banned in the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 17, 2018

    Anything promoting offensive gender stereotypes will come under much closer scrutiny. Read more

  • Article: To Make Progress on Women's Paid Work, Focus on Unpaid Care
    Girls & Women

    To Make Progress on Women's Paid Work, Focus on Unpaid Care

    May 14, 2018|News Deeply

    Reaching gender equality means more than just giving women jobs. Read more

  • Article: 88% of Countries Restrict Women’s Economic Opportunity, the World Bank Says
    Girls & Women

    88% of Countries Restrict Women’s Economic Opportunity, the World Bank Says

    April 4, 2018|News Deeply

    104 countries prevent women from doing the same work as men. Read more

  • Article: Mali's Erratic Weather Is Pushing Girls Into Risky Situations
    Girls & Women

    Mali's Erratic Weather Is Pushing Girls Into Risky Situations

    April 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    When drought comes, girls are the ones who must earn a living for their families. Read more