#Women and Girls

  • Article: Canada To Fund $3 Million Project To Help Eliminate FGM in West Africa
    Girls & Women

    Canada To Fund $3 Million Project To Help Eliminate FGM in West Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 6, 2018

    This is the first time the country has initiated a large FGM-specific project. Read more

  • Feature: The Truth About the Secretive Practice of 'FGM' In Canada
    FeatureGirls & Women

    The Truth About the Secretive Practice of 'FGM' In Canada

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 6, 2018

    Yes, FGM is an issue in Canada. Read more

  • Article: The UN is Vowing to Fight Sexual Harassment In Its Agencies
    Girls & Women

    The UN is Vowing to Fight Sexual Harassment In Its Agencies

    Feb. 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There is no place for sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment." Read more

  • Article: Not a Dirty Word: Indian Girls Shatter Menstruation Myths
    Girls & Women

    Not a Dirty Word: Indian Girls Shatter Menstruation Myths

    Jan. 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    According to beliefs, menstruating women are impure. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Building Products to Encourage Tunisians to Use Public Spaces
    PartnerGirls & Women

    This Woman Is Building Products to Encourage Tunisians to Use Public Spaces

    Jan. 30, 2018|HP Inc.

    Entrepreneurial training helps expand business and create new jobs. Read more

  • Article: To Really Win Gender Equality, New Attitudes, and Laws, Are Needed, Experts Say
    Girls & Women

    To Really Win Gender Equality, New Attitudes, and Laws, Are Needed, Experts Say

    Jan. 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    No country likely to achieve gender equality by the 2030 target, says charity Plan International. Read more

  • Article: Lured With A Happily-Ever-After Dream, Rohingya Girls Sold In India
    Girls & Women

    Lured With A Happily-Ever-After Dream, Rohingya Girls Sold In India

    Jan. 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I was single so he bought me for 20,000 Indian rupees. Married women go for 15,000 rupees." Read more

  • Article: Indian Rape Survivors Are Still Subjected to Illegal ‘Two-Finger Tests’
    Girls & Women

    Indian Rape Survivors Are Still Subjected to Illegal ‘Two-Finger Tests’

    Jan. 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    India banned the tests in 2014. Read more