#Women & girls

  • 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

  • Article: A Night of Music, Gender Equality & Climate Action at Global Citizen Live Vancouver
    Girls & Women

    A Night of Music, Gender Equality & Climate Action at Global Citizen Live Vancouver

    By Peggy Chen|April 13, 2018

    A huge crowd gathered at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. Read more

  • Article: This Nepali Activist Is Trying to Make the World Gender Friendly
    Girls & Women

    This Nepali Activist Is Trying to Make the World Gender Friendly

    By Joe McCarthy|April 5, 2018

    “To many I am seen as an unmarried woman who works in a man’s world and can’t cook.” Read more

  • Article: Iowa’s First Hijab-Wearing Beauty Pageant Contender Has Big Plans
    Girls & Women

    Iowa’s First Hijab-Wearing Beauty Pageant Contender Has Big Plans

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2018

    The hijab is becoming culturally accepted in the US. Read more