#Girls

  • Article: After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children
    Girls & Women

    After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children

    July 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 100 cases of women being raped were reported daily in India in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds
    Girls & Women

    Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds

    By Daniele Selby|May 15, 2018

    Gender discriminatory attitudes lead to neglectful behavior that can be deadly. Read more

  • Article: 10 Celebrities Who Spoke Against Child Marriage in 2017
    Girls & Women

    10 Celebrities Who Spoke Against Child Marriage in 2017

    Dec. 18, 2017|Girls Not Brides

    From Hollywood to Nollywood, these big names are doing big things for girls' rights. Read more

  • Article: Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says
    Girls & Women

    Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says

    Nov. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In the majority of cases, the abuser is known to the victim. Read more

  • Article: The Toughest Places in the World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl
    Education

    The Toughest Places in the World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 12, 2017

    Approximately 73% of girls in South Sudan aged between 6 and 11 are not in school. Read more

  • Article: How a Bicycle Can Change a Girl's Life in Guatemala
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    How a Bicycle Can Change a Girl's Life in Guatemala

    Sept. 15, 2017|Johnson & Johnson

    Imagine walking over 10 miles to get to school. Girl Up and Johnson & Johnson want to change that. Read more

  • Article: There’s a New Book Series for Young Girls, and It Wants to Close the Gender Gap in Tech
    Girls & Women

    There’s a New Book Series for Young Girls, and It Wants to Close the Gender Gap in Tech

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Coming to a bookstore near you. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Says It Has the Highest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World
    Education

    Nigeria Says It Has the Highest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World

    By Tess Sohngen|July 26, 2017

    10.5 million children do not attend school in Nigeria — most of them are girls. Read more