#women and girls

  • Article: Seduced Into Slavery — How a Mexican Family Became Sex Traffickers
    Girls & Women

    Seduced Into Slavery — How a Mexican Family Became Sex Traffickers

    Nov. 30, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I was never taught to value women. Women became worthless." Read more

  • Article: Gender Violence Kills More Women Than Armed Conflict in Much of Asia
    Girls & Women

    Gender Violence Kills More Women Than Armed Conflict in Much of Asia

    Oct. 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gender-based violence is one of the largest killers in Asia - if not the largest. Read more

  • Article: Indian Child Brides Sold in 'Package Deals' to Men from Gulf States
    Girls & Women

    Indian Child Brides Sold in 'Package Deals' to Men from Gulf States

    Oct. 12, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Wealthy men "marry" the girls for the duration of their stay as a form of sex tourism. Read more

  • Article: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Speaks Out About Gender Inequality: 'We Must Stand Up Together'
    Girls & Women

    Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Speaks Out About Gender Inequality: 'We Must Stand Up Together'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 20, 2017

    Canada’s own champion for gender equality spoke out about girls’ education at day 2 of #GCWeek. Read more

  • Article: This Canadian Is Calling on the Government to Fix the Wage Gap
    Girls & Women

    This Canadian Is Calling on the Government to Fix the Wage Gap

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 1, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Celine Yegani is a young woman from Alberta and she says enough is enough. Read more

  • Article: This Book for Teen Boys Criticized for Objectifying Women's Bodies
    Girls & Women

    This Book for Teen Boys Criticized for Objectifying Women's Bodies

    By Andrew McMaster|Aug. 30, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Book claims breasts function to “make the girl look grown up and attractive.” Read more

  • Article: In Nepal’s Towns Without Men, Women Take on Newfound Responsibility
    Girls & Women

    In Nepal’s Towns Without Men, Women Take on Newfound Responsibility

    Aug. 30, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Some are finding that old attitudes die hard. Read more

  • Article: Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves Speak Out
    Girls & Women

    Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves Speak Out

    Aug. 24, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "He became my lawful husband and began to rape me and beat me every single day." Read more