#Women & girls

  • Article: There’s Now a Hijab-Wearing Barbie Celebrating an Olympic Medalist
    Girls & Women

    There’s Now a Hijab-Wearing Barbie Celebrating an Olympic Medalist

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This line of Barbie celebrates inclusivity. Read more

  • Article: Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says
    Girls & Women

    Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says

    Nov. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In the majority of cases, the abuser is known to the victim. Read more

  • Article: How the Humble Coffee Bean Is Helping Women Break Barriers All Over the World
    Girls & Women

    How the Humble Coffee Bean Is Helping Women Break Barriers All Over the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Women have always cultivated the coffee. Now they’re getting paid. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Woman Fighting to End Inequality in New York City
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Woman Fighting to End Inequality in New York City

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “We must have more women in office and we cannot continue to self-select out.” Read more

  • Article: Clandestine Sex Industry Booms in Rohingya Refugee Camps
    Girls & Women

    Clandestine Sex Industry Booms in Rohingya Refugee Camps

    Oct. 24, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    At least 500 Rohingya prostitutes live in Kutupalong. Read more

  • Article: 10 Delightful Reactions to Quebec’s Bill Banning People From Wearing Face Coverings on Buses
    Girls & Women

    10 Delightful Reactions to Quebec’s Bill Banning People From Wearing Face Coverings on Buses

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 18, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Quebec lawmakers voted 66-51 to approve a religious neutrality bill. Read more

  • Article: The Trump White House Just Withdrew From UNESCO. Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters
    Citizenship

    The Trump White House Just Withdrew From UNESCO. Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 12, 2017

    UNESCO protects the best parts of human culture. Read more

  • Article: Over 20,000 Girls Are Married Off Illegally Every Day
    Girls & Women

    Over 20,000 Girls Are Married Off Illegally Every Day

    Oct. 11, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 7.5 million girls become child brides every year in countries where early marriage is banned. Read more