#Girls & Women

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
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    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
    Girls & Women

    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

  • Article: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Returns From Maternity Leave Ready to Roar
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Returns From Maternity Leave Ready to Roar

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 2, 2018

    "We'll be hitting the ground running, as I know everyone will expect us to do." Read more