#Girls & Women

  • Article: Apple's New Hijab Emoji Sparks Both Controversy and Hope
    Girls & Women

    Apple's New Hijab Emoji Sparks Both Controversy and Hope

    By Avery Friedman|July 19, 2017

    “I just wanted an emoji of me.” Read more

  • Article: 8 Reasons Julie Payette Is a Badass Global Citizen
    Girls & Women

    8 Reasons Julie Payette Is a Badass Global Citizen

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 13, 2017

    As if being a former astronaut wasn’t cool enough... Read more

  • Article: Female Genital Mutilation is on the Rise in England
    Girls & Women

    Female Genital Mutilation is on the Rise in England

    By Madison Feser|July 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    There were 9,179 cases of FGM in England in the past year, but not one successful prosecution. Read more

  • Article: The New Emojis Being Released This Year Include Breastfeeding & Headscarf-Clad Women
    Girls & Women

    The New Emojis Being Released This Year Include Breastfeeding & Headscarf-Clad Women

    By Tess Sohngen|July 3, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Among the 56 new emojis, these are our two new favorites. Read more

  • Article: Buried Alive by Her Family, Iraqi Woman Fears for Her Life as Murders Go Unpunished
    Girls & Women

    Buried Alive by Her Family, Iraqi Woman Fears for Her Life as Murders Go Unpunished

    July 3, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I never thought I would come out of that grave alive." Read more

  • Article: Lack of Midwives Puts South Sudanese Mothers and Children at Risk
    Girls & Women

    Lack of Midwives Puts South Sudanese Mothers and Children at Risk

    June 29, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    South Sudan has about 1,700 deaths per 100,000 live births. Read more

  • Article: Cambodian Garment Workers Experience Mass Faintings in Factories
    Health

    Cambodian Garment Workers Experience Mass Faintings in Factories

    By Sarah Wood|June 27, 2017

    More than 500 have been hospitalized over the past year. Read more

  • Article: GC Unplugged: A Night of Music and Education Advocacy at the Chateau Laurier
    Education

    GC Unplugged: A Night of Music and Education Advocacy at the Chateau Laurier

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 8, 2017

    Global Citizen designed the GC Unplugged event to discuss the key issues in girls' education. Read more