#Women & girls

  • Article: The Gambia Is Rewriting Sexist Laws to End Gender Discrimination
    ImpactGirls & Women

    The Gambia Is Rewriting Sexist Laws to End Gender Discrimination

    By Neha Shah|Oct. 3, 2018

    Thanks to Global Citizens, the country is set to #LeveltheLaw. Read more

  • Article: Janelle Monáe Is Ready to Topple the Patriarchy
    Citizenship

    Janelle Monáe Is Ready to Topple the Patriarchy

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 26, 2018

    “I’ve always understood the responsibility of an artist — but I feel it even greater now.” Read more

  • Article: Meet Some of the Local Experts Global Citizen Is Working With to Drive Impact in South Africa
    ImpactCitizenship

    Meet Some of the Local Experts Global Citizen Is Working With to Drive Impact in South Africa

    Aug. 21, 2018

    And why their knowledge will ensure your actions lift people out of poverty. Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways Nelson Mandela Fought for Women’s Rights
    Girls & Women

    4 Ways Nelson Mandela Fought for Women’s Rights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2018

    “As long as women are bound by poverty, human rights will lack substance.” Read more

  • Article: This Entrepreneur Is Helping Female Farmers Find Economic Independence
    Food & Hunger

    This Entrepreneur Is Helping Female Farmers Find Economic Independence

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2018

    “Empowering a woman to earn an income to care for her family breaks the cycle of poverty." Read more

  • Article: A 28-Year-Old Latina Activist Just Beat New York's Most Powerful Congressional Rep
    Girls & Women

    A 28-Year-Old Latina Activist Just Beat New York's Most Powerful Congressional Rep

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2018

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could become the youngest US Congresswoman ever. Read more

  • Article: These Students Are Rejecting Period Stigma in Rural West Africa
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    These Students Are Rejecting Period Stigma in Rural West Africa

    By Natalie Petrulla|June 12, 2018

    Girls are often denied basic human rights when they get their periods. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office
    Girls & Women

    Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office

    May 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Malawi continues towards gender equality; female candidates will pay 25 percent less for entry. Read more