#Women & Girls

  • Article: The Golden Globes’ Black Gowns Will Be Auctioned Off to Benefit 'Time's Up'
    Girls & Women

    The Golden Globes’ Black Gowns Will Be Auctioned Off to Benefit 'Time's Up'

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 17, 2018

    Set your alarm for Friday morning. Read more

  • Article: A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods
    Girls & Women

    A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 12, 2018

    About 95% of Ghanaian girls in rural areas have missed school during their periods — before the ban. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Man Offered Free ‘Female Circumcisions’ on Facebook — Now He’s Advocating Against FGM
    Girls & Women

    This Nigerian Man Offered Free ‘Female Circumcisions’ on Facebook — Now He’s Advocating Against FGM

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 11, 2018

    He posted graphic images of previous procedures, prompting backlash. Read more

  • Article: 10 Funny, Uplifting Feminist Tweets You May Have Missed This Week
    Girls & Women

    10 Funny, Uplifting Feminist Tweets You May Have Missed This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 11, 2018

    "My feminist dream is to one day not be surprised when an item of clothing I’ve bought has pockets." Read more

  • Article: This Woman’s ‘Rape-Proof’ Underwear Could Be a Final Defense for Girls in India
    Girls & Women

    This Woman’s ‘Rape-Proof’ Underwear Could Be a Final Defense for Girls in India

    By David Brand|Jan. 11, 2018

    Her panties feature a lock, GPS alert system, and video camera. Read more

  • Article: Democrats Are Reportedly Inviting Sexual Assault Survivors to Trump's First 'State of the Union'
    Girls & Women

    Democrats Are Reportedly Inviting Sexual Assault Survivors to Trump's First 'State of the Union'

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 11, 2018

    Like the Golden Globes before it, the State of the Union is shaping up to be a forum for activism. Read more

  • Article: This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape
    Girls & Women

    This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2018

    Somaliland, a self-declared republic, is part of Somalia, which currently has no anti-rape laws. Read more

  • Article: This Syrian Doctor Is Building an Underground Hospital for Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    This Syrian Doctor Is Building an Underground Hospital for Women and Girls

    Jan. 9, 2018|News Deeply

    With Syria’s healthcare system crippled by conflict, women and children are dying. Read more