#Girls & Women

  • 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

  • Article: Child Marriage Has Declined by 10% in Afghanistan
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Has Declined by 10% in Afghanistan

    By Joanna Prisco|July 30, 2018

    Sending girls to school has been key. Read more

  • Article: The US House Just Passed a 'Menstrual Equality' Bill
    Health

    The US House Just Passed a 'Menstrual Equality' Bill

    By Joanna Prisco|July 30, 2018

    The bill will allow tampons and pads to be purchased under flexible health spending accounts. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Woman Transforms Tires Into Cool Recycled Furniture
    Girls & Women

    This Nigerian Woman Transforms Tires Into Cool Recycled Furniture

    By Joanna Prisco|July 16, 2018

    The popular entrepreneur is inspiring a new career path for women in her country. Read more

  • Article: Disney Will Produce 21 Short Films by Aspiring Female Filmmakers Around the World
    Girls & Women

    Disney Will Produce 21 Short Films by Aspiring Female Filmmakers Around the World

    By Joanna Prisco|July 11, 2018

    #DreamBigPrincess is a new series launched with UN Foundation’s Girl Up. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video
    Girls & Women

    Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Maedeh Hojabri is the latest young woman to be taken into custody for app use. Read more

  • Article: Ireland's Constitution Still Includes Women's 'Duties in the Home'. But Maybe Not for Long.
    Girls & Women

    Ireland's Constitution Still Includes Women's 'Duties in the Home'. But Maybe Not for Long.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 6, 2018

    “Get back in the kitchen.” Yawn. Read more

  • Article: Donald Glover, Rashida Jones Team Up for Powerful Sexual Harassment PSA
    Girls & Women

    Donald Glover, Rashida Jones Team Up for Powerful Sexual Harassment PSA

    By Joanna Prisco|June 27, 2018

    A new animated video aims to answer “frequently asked questions about sexual harassment.” Read more