#women and girls

  • Article: A Brief History of International Women’s Day
    Girls & Women

    A Brief History of International Women’s Day

    By David Brand|March 8, 2018

    A 1908 rebellion sparked the IWD movement. Read more

  • Article: Texas Is Poised to Elect Its First 2 Latina Congresswomen
    Girls & Women

    Texas Is Poised to Elect Its First 2 Latina Congresswomen

    By David Brand|March 7, 2018

    Sylvia Garcia and Veronica Escobar both won their primary elections Tuesday. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Helping Improve Learning for Children in Tunisia
    PartnerEducation

    This Woman Is Helping Improve Learning for Children in Tunisia

    March 7, 2018|HP Inc.

    Center of Excellence finds creative ways to teach IT, mathematics, and languages. Read more

  • Article: Marital Rape Is Still Legal in Morocco Despite Brand New Domestic Violence Law
    Girls & Women

    Marital Rape Is Still Legal in Morocco Despite Brand New Domestic Violence Law

    March 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The law fails to define domestic violence or outlaw marital rape. Read more

  • Article: Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests
    Water & Sanitation

    Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests

    By David Brand|Feb. 23, 2018

    Olympians compete during their periods, but stock images make menstruating women seem helpless. Read more

  • 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