#women and girls

  • Article: South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day
    Girls & Women

    South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 14, 2018

    An estimated 200,000 women were enslaved during WWII. Read more

  • Article: Menstruation Just Got a Whole Lot Easier for Girls and Women in Papua New Guinea
    Girls & Women

    Menstruation Just Got a Whole Lot Easier for Girls and Women in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|July 19, 2018

    Indigenous women in Queensland are creating sanitary pads for those in Papua New Guinea. Read more

  • Article: Why Clean Water Is So Critical for Women and Girls Everywhere
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    Why Clean Water Is So Critical for Women and Girls Everywhere

    By David Brand|April 12, 2018

    It's a basic human rights issues that impacts women and girls the most. Read more

  • Article: This Is Why Jimmy Carter Wants More Women in Office
    Girls & Women

    This Is Why Jimmy Carter Wants More Women in Office

    April 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There's no doubt in my mind that a woman is more inclined to peace than a man is." Read more

  • Article: These Period GIFs Are an Adorable Way to Break Period Stigmatism
    Water & Sanitation

    These Period GIFs Are an Adorable Way to Break Period Stigmatism

    By David Brand|April 11, 2018

    A menstrual cup surfs a wave of blood and a uterus tells you to back off. Read more

  • Article: More Women Are Taking Charge in Bangladesh's $28 Billion Garment Industry
    Finance & Innovation

    More Women Are Taking Charge in Bangladesh's $28 Billion Garment Industry

    April 5, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women are taking the lead in negotiating for higher wages, safer workplaces and more respect. Read more

  • Article: Starbucks Just Ensured Women Will Earn the Same as Men
    Finance & Innovation

    Starbucks Just Ensured Women Will Earn the Same as Men

    By David Brand|March 22, 2018

    The announcement comes after years of hard work. Read more

  • Article: Cervical Cancer Will Double Across the Middle East Without HPV Vaccines
    Health

    Cervical Cancer Will Double Across the Middle East Without HPV Vaccines

    March 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women's health issues are not a priority in the region on a political level.” Read more