#Women & Girls

  • Article: Hollywood Gears Up for an Evening of #MeToo at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards
    Girls & Women

    Hollywood Gears Up for an Evening of #MeToo at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 5, 2018

    After a scandal-ridden year, Hollywood is hopefully turning a new leaf in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Woman Forced into Sex with More Than 10 Men in Trafficking Case, Police Say
    Girls & Women

    Woman Forced into Sex with More Than 10 Men in Trafficking Case, Police Say

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 4, 2018

    Sex trafficking within Canada is more common than you might think. Read more

  • Article: The Women Leading This Kenyan Environmental Group Are Thriving Where Men Failed
    Girls & Women

    The Women Leading This Kenyan Environmental Group Are Thriving Where Men Failed

    Jan. 4, 2018|News Deeply

    Their small community business has supported hundreds and earned international recognition. Read more

  • Article: Girls Suffer Genital Cutting in India Despite the Government's Denials, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Girls Suffer Genital Cutting in India Despite the Government's Denials, Activists Say

    Jan. 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    FGM is practiced by the close-knit Dawoodi Bohra community, female members say. Read more

  • Article: Women on Their Periods Are Being 'Left to Bleed in Cells' by Police
    Water & Sanitation

    Women on Their Periods Are Being 'Left to Bleed in Cells' by Police

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 4, 2018

    The failure to provide sanitary care could breach human rights law, according to a watchdog. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Are Putting an End to Child Marriage in Guatemala
    Girls & Women

    Women and Girls Are Putting an End to Child Marriage in Guatemala

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 3, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    These women are trying to change attitudes in Central America’s largest economy. Read more

  • Article: On New Year’s Eve, Two Female Festival-Goers Refused to Tolerate Sexual Assault
    Girls & Women

    On New Year’s Eve, Two Female Festival-Goers Refused to Tolerate Sexual Assault

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 3, 2018

    One woman performed a citizen’s arrest, the other chased her attacker down. Read more

  • Article: Over 300 Women in Entertainment Say ‘Time’s Up’ on Sexual Harassment
    Girls & Women

    Over 300 Women in Entertainment Say ‘Time’s Up’ on Sexual Harassment

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 2, 2018

    These women in entertainment are using their platforms to support women everywhere. Read more