#women and girls

  • Article: For Women, Global Goal Progress Is ‘Unacceptably Slow’
    Girls & Women

    For Women, Global Goal Progress Is ‘Unacceptably Slow’

    Feb. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Alarmingly, many hard-won gender equality achievements are under threat." Read more

  • Article: This Badass Scientist Just Won Australian of the Year
    Girls & Women

    This Badass Scientist Just Won Australian of the Year

    By David Brand|Jan. 25, 2018

    Quantum Physicist Michelle Simmons took home the continent’s top civic honor. Read more

  • Article: Why Cambodia Is Seeing a Huge Spike in Teen Pregnancies
    Girls & Women

    Why Cambodia Is Seeing a Huge Spike in Teen Pregnancies

    Jan. 24, 2018|News Deeply

    Cambodia has seen a huge spike in teen pregnancies since 2010 as girls get married "for love" Read more

  • Article: Ivory Coast Teens Are Taking Care of Classmates' Kids So They Can Stay in School
    Education

    Ivory Coast Teens Are Taking Care of Classmates' Kids So They Can Stay in School

    Jan. 24, 2018|News Deeply

    Young mothers continue their education thanks to their best friends and sisters. Read more

  • Article: This Sex Worker Took a Brave Stand at the Las Vegas Women’s March
    Girls & Women

    This Sex Worker Took a Brave Stand at the Las Vegas Women’s March

    By David Brand|Jan. 24, 2018

    “I am a mother, I am a grandmother and I am a sex worker.” Read more

  • Article: These Incredibly Sexist Ads Just Got an Amazing Makeover
    Girls & Women

    These Incredibly Sexist Ads Just Got an Amazing Makeover

    By David Brand|Jan. 18, 2018

    A visual artist flipped the gender roles in these chauvinist magazine ads. Read more

  • Article: 53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh
    Girls & Women

    53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

    Jan. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some men feel humiliated when their wives become the main breadwinners. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Putting Women at the Heart of International Peace Work
    Girls & Women

    The UK Is Putting Women at the Heart of International Peace Work

    Jan. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Evidence shows peace agreements are more likely to last when women are involved. Read more