#Girls & Women

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

    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: This 9-Year-Old South African Author Has a Message We All Need to Hear

    This 9-Year-Old South African Author Has a Message We All Need to Hear

    By Mbali Kgame|Aug. 31, 2018

    The sky’s the limit for Michelle Nkamankeng, and she's on a mission to change the world. Read more

  • Article: Smart TVs and Fitness Trackers Are Helping Domestic Abusers Spy on Their Partners, Warn Charities

    Smart TVs and Fitness Trackers Are Helping Domestic Abusers Spy on Their Partners, Warn Charities

    Aug. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 1,000 cases of abuse in Britain this year involved smart devices in the home. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Soars to New Heights in Japan With First Female Fighter Pilot

    Gender Equality Soars to New Heights in Japan With First Female Fighter Pilot

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 24, 2018

    Misa Matsushima said she was inspired by “Top Gun” as a young girl. Read more

  • Article: Majority of Egyptians OK With Sexual Harassment if Woman Dressed 'Provocatively': Poll

    Majority of Egyptians OK With Sexual Harassment if Woman Dressed 'Provocatively': Poll

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 23, 2018

    A recent video has ignited a debate as to whether a female’s clothing limits a man’s responsibility. Read more

  • Article: 11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 16, 2018

    The 41-year-old husband was fined, but authorities have yet to press charges. Read more

  • Article: Craigslist Founder Donates $1 Million Toward STEM School Projects

    Craigslist Founder Donates $1 Million Toward STEM School Projects

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 15, 2018

    Help wanted — and received! — for technology programs in US schools. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand May Soon Offer Miscarriage Leave to Grieving Parents

    New Zealand May Soon Offer Miscarriage Leave to Grieving Parents

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 15, 2018

    A common trauma, miscarriage is still not widely talked about around the world. Read more