#Women & girls

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

    4 Ways Nelson Mandela Fought for Women’s Rights

    By Joe McCarthy|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

  • Article: A Team of Female Engineers Brought Running Water to This  Guatemalan Village
    Water & Sanitation

    A Team of Female Engineers Brought Running Water to This Guatemalan Village

    May 2, 2018

    An all-girl group of students spent their spring break in the trenches. Read more

  • Article: #MeToo Legal Fund Has Already Helped More Than 2,500 Women
    Girls & Women

    #MeToo Legal Fund Has Already Helped More Than 2,500 Women

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2018

    Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Read more

  • Article: The Pilot Hero From That Southwest Flight Is a Female Badass Navy Legend
    Girls & Women

    The Pilot Hero From That Southwest Flight Is a Female Badass Navy Legend

    April 18, 2018

    The former fighter pilot helped safely land a Boeing 737 after engine exploded. Read more