#Women & Girls

  • Article: One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says
    Water & Sanitation

    One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In one district in Nepal there is just one toilet for every 170 girls. Read more

  • Article: The Supreme Court's Latest Decision Could Help Companies Get Away With Sexual Harassment
    Girls & Women

    The Supreme Court's Latest Decision Could Help Companies Get Away With Sexual Harassment

    By Chris Gelardi|May 22, 2018

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg called it "egregiously wrong." Read more

  • Article: Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear
    Girls & Women

    Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gothenburg officials advise girls to hide the spoon in order to alert airport security. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Authorities Arrest Women's Rights Activists Ahead of Lifting Driving Ban
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Authorities Arrest Women's Rights Activists Ahead of Lifting Driving Ban

    By Chris Gelardi|May 21, 2018

    The crackdown has highlighted concerns about the legitimacy of the kingdom's reform efforts. Read more

  • Article: The WNBA Just Made It Super Easy to Give Back to Women and Girls This Year
    Girls & Women

    The WNBA Just Made It Super Easy to Give Back to Women and Girls This Year

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 17, 2018

    The "Take A Seat, Take A Stand" campaign is showing the role sports can play in social good. Read more

  • Article: A Kenyan Court Rejected a Plea to Make Divorce More Equitable for Women
    Girls & Women

    A Kenyan Court Rejected a Plea to Make Divorce More Equitable for Women

    May 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women are often evicted from their homes when they get divorced. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Pushing Justin Trudeau to Prioritize Education for Girls in Crisis
    AdvocacyEducation

    This Woman Is Pushing Justin Trudeau to Prioritize Education for Girls in Crisis

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 15, 2018

    "Education has literally saved my life." Read more

  • Article: To Make Progress on Women's Paid Work, Focus on Unpaid Care
    Girls & Women

    To Make Progress on Women's Paid Work, Focus on Unpaid Care

    May 14, 2018|News Deeply

    Reaching gender equality means more than just giving women jobs. Read more