#women and girls

  • 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

  • Article: A Shocking Art Display in Canada Carries a Serious Message About Indigenous Women
    Girls & Women

    A Shocking Art Display in Canada Carries a Serious Message About Indigenous Women

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    ‘Disposable Red Woman’ is a guerrilla installation that has been placed on sidewalks in Calgary. Read more

  • Article: What Canada's Female-First Foreign Aid Policy Really Means for Women
    Girls & Women

    What Canada's Female-First Foreign Aid Policy Really Means for Women

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In store: Female empowerment, funding for women’s rights and a new voice in politics. Read more

  • Article: The Benefits of Educating Girls Are Widespread. So Why Aren’t We Doing More?
    Girls & Women

    The Benefits of Educating Girls Are Widespread. So Why Aren’t We Doing More?

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 6, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to providing $650M over 3 years to support SRHR. But it isn’ Read more