#Women & girls

  • Article: The Powerful Message Behind Connie Britton's Golden Globes Sweater
    Girls & Women

    The Powerful Message Behind Connie Britton's Golden Globes Sweater

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2018

    Addressing poverty simultaneously addresses gender inequality, and vice versa. Read more

  • Article: There Are Now a Record Number of Female US Senators
    Girls & Women

    There Are Now a Record Number of Female US Senators

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 4, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She made history in more ways than one. Read more

  • Article: These Kung Fu Nuns Are Biking Thousands of Miles to Empower Women
    Girls & Women

    These Kung Fu Nuns Are Biking Thousands of Miles to Empower Women

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “When you’re desperate and you’re starving, you don’t care what gender brings you a bag of rice.” Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped
    Girls & Women

    Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Sexual violence and impunity for perpetrator remain stubborn problems in India. Read more

  • Article: Fayrouz Saad Could Become the First Muslim Woman in Congress
    Girls & Women

    Fayrouz Saad Could Become the First Muslim Woman in Congress

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 29, 2017

    “While I’m not running an anti-Trump campaign, I believe my campaign is a rebuttal to the rhetoric." Read more

  • 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