#Girls & Women

  • Article: Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax
    Health

    Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax

    June 18, 2018

    The bill would recategorize tampons from non-essential "luxury" items to essential health products. Read more

  • Article: There Were Nearly 1,200 Forced Marriage Cases in the UK Last Year
    Girls & Women

    There Were Nearly 1,200 Forced Marriage Cases in the UK Last Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 11, 2018

    The youngest potential victim was just 2 years old. Read more

  • Article: These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity
    Girls & Women

    These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity

    By Jasper Lo|May 10, 2018

    "More Attention" players unplug unncessary appliances to save energy. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides

    March 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I regret that I got married. Girls my age are now studying. I am totally destroyed." Read more

  • Article: Why We Need to #LevelTheLaw
    Girls & Women

    Why We Need to #LevelTheLaw

    By Simon Moss|Feb. 21, 2018

    What more needs to be done to fight for gender equality? Read more

  • Article: Malala Relaxes From the Stress of Freshman Year by Building a Girls’ School in Pakistan
    Girls & Women

    Malala Relaxes From the Stress of Freshman Year by Building a Girls’ School in Pakistan

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 16, 2018

    That classic first-semester of college story. Read more

  • Article: What the White Paper Reveals About Australian Values
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    What the White Paper Reveals About Australian Values

    Dec. 18, 2017

    Guest article for Global Citizen by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Read more

  • Article: Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber
    Girls & Women

    Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber

    Dec. 4, 2017|News Deeply

    Since 2009, Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped thousands of women and girls in Nigeria. Read more