#Women and Girls

  • Article: Accusations of Sorcery Lead to Torture of 6 Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Accusations of Sorcery Lead to Torture of 6 Year-Old Girl

    By Marnie Cunningham|Dec. 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "Part of the urban legend of sanguma...that women are witches." Read more

  • Article: The UK Will Help 750,000 Women and Girls In Latest Push to End Gender Violence
    Girls & Women

    The UK Will Help 750,000 Women and Girls In Latest Push to End Gender Violence

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It will help eradicate violence against women and girls in all its forms. Read more

  • Article: Study Reveals the Alarming Scale of Online Abuse and Harassment of Women
    Girls & Women

    Study Reveals the Alarming Scale of Online Abuse and Harassment of Women

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “You’re at home when someone sends you a graphic rape threat right into the palm of your hand." Read more

  • Article: How One HIV-Positive Woman Paved the Way to An AIDS-Free Generation
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    How One HIV-Positive Woman Paved the Way to An AIDS-Free Generation

    Nov. 20, 2017|Johnson & Johnson

    The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation ensures women access HIV treatment and prevention. Read more

  • Article: 4 Reasons Water and Sanitation are a Gender Issue
    Water & Sanitation

    4 Reasons Water and Sanitation are a Gender Issue

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 17, 2017

    Women are more at risk than men. Read more

  • Article: These 11 Women Were Sexually Tortured by Mexican Officials. Now, They're Fighting Back.
    Girls & Women

    These 11 Women Were Sexually Tortured by Mexican Officials. Now, They're Fighting Back.

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “We’ve come here to speak out. In Mexico, justice has not been done.” Read more

  • Article: These 4 Female Artists Are Taking Over Loos in London for World Toilet Day
    Water & Sanitation

    These 4 Female Artists Are Taking Over Loos in London for World Toilet Day

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 17, 2017

    1 in 3 women don’t have access to sanitation. Read more

  • Article: Ending Child Marriage Could Bring $60B Annually to West and Central Africa: Report
    Girls & Women

    Ending Child Marriage Could Bring $60B Annually to West and Central Africa: Report

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Four in 10 ten girls in the region are married before the age of 18, UNICEF says. Read more