#Women & Girls

  • Article: 'Right to Sit' Law Grants Indian Women Greater Freedoms in Factory Jobs
    Girls & Women

    'Right to Sit' Law Grants Indian Women Greater Freedoms in Factory Jobs

    By Joanna Prisco|July 17, 2018

    Workers have historically been prevented from sitting or leaning. Read more

  • Article: 7 Ways Nelson Mandela's Legacy Still Resonates Today
    Citizenship

    7 Ways Nelson Mandela's Legacy Still Resonates Today

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  David Brand|July 16, 2018

    "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Woman Transforms Tires Into Cool Recycled Furniture
    Girls & Women

    This Nigerian Woman Transforms Tires Into Cool Recycled Furniture

    By Joanna Prisco|July 16, 2018

    The popular entrepreneur is inspiring a new career path for women in her country. Read more

  • Article: Replacing Workers With Robots Will Increase Trafficking and Slavery: Report
    Girls & Women

    Replacing Workers With Robots Will Increase Trafficking and Slavery: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 13, 2018

    In the coming decades, 36 million people could lose their jobs to automation in Vietnam alone. Read more

  • Article: Sandra Oh Is the First Asian Woman to Be Nominated for a Lead Actress Emmy
    Girls & Women

    Sandra Oh Is the First Asian Woman to Be Nominated for a Lead Actress Emmy

    By Daniele Selby|July 12, 2018

    Oh earned the nomination for her work as the main character in "Killing Eve." Read more

  • Article: Disney Will Produce 21 Short Films by Aspiring Female Filmmakers Around the World
    Girls & Women

    Disney Will Produce 21 Short Films by Aspiring Female Filmmakers Around the World

    By Joanna Prisco|July 11, 2018

    #DreamBigPrincess is a new series launched with UN Foundation’s Girl Up. Read more

  • Article: Acid Attacks Cost Britain £60 Million Every Year
    Girls & Women

    Acid Attacks Cost Britain £60 Million Every Year

    July 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls and women are the targets of about 75% of acid attacks globally. Read more

  • Article: This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 10, 2018

    How do you work or go to school without period products? Read more