#Women & Girls

  • Article: Melinda Gates Names Top South African Businesswoman Co-Chair of Global All-Women Philanthropy Group
    Girls & Women

    Melinda Gates Names Top South African Businesswoman Co-Chair of Global All-Women Philanthropy Group

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 25, 2018

    Melinda Gates passes over co-chairmanship of the Maverick Collective to Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe. Read more

  • Article: Jacinda Ardern Wants to Make New Zealand the 'Best Place in the World to Be a Child'
    Girls & Women

    Jacinda Ardern Wants to Make New Zealand the 'Best Place in the World to Be a Child'

    By Matt Petronzio|Sept. 23, 2018

    "If you ask me why I’m in politics, my answer will be simple: children." Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words
    Girls & Women

    Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 21, 2018

    Approximately 70% of sexual violence incidents in the US are not reported. Read more

  • Article: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Fight Unfolds in Spotlight of #MeToo
    Girls & Women

    Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Fight Unfolds in Spotlight of #MeToo

    Sept. 21, 2018|Voice of America

    Allegations of sexual misconduct against US Supreme Court nominee causes turmoil. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna Just Added Barbados Education Ambassador to Her Resume
    Education

    Rihanna Just Added Barbados Education Ambassador to Her Resume

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 21, 2018

    She’ll also promote tourism in her native country as part of the job. Read more

  • Article: 4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know
    Girls & Women

    4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Sept. 21, 2018

    In all sectors, women are being completely amazing. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study
    Environment

    Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This is a serious threat to fetus development, childbirth, and a healthy life outside the womb. Read more

  • Article: A British Ultra-Marathon Runner Stopped During a 105-Mile Race to Breastfeed Her Baby
    Food & Hunger

    A British Ultra-Marathon Runner Stopped During a 105-Mile Race to Breastfeed Her Baby

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2018

    “We applaud your endurance, your courage, and your defiance.” Read more