#Girls & Women

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Officially Lifts Widely Criticized Ban on Female Drivers
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Officially Lifts Widely Criticized Ban on Female Drivers

    By Joanna Prisco|June 25, 2018

    Women put pedal to the metal shortly after to celebrate. Read more

  • Article: 'Jane the Virgin' Star Uses Emmy Money to Send Undocumented Girl to College
    Education

    'Jane the Virgin' Star Uses Emmy Money to Send Undocumented Girl to College

    By Joanna Prisco|June 22, 2018

    Who needs Emmys when you can make a difference in another person’s life? Read more

  • 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: A Cafe Run by Acid Attack Survivors Attracts Visitors From Around the World
    Girls & Women

    A Cafe Run by Acid Attack Survivors Attracts Visitors From Around the World

    April 11, 2018|TakePart

    The women of Sheroes’ Hangout serve coffee and share their personal stories. 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