#women & girls

  • Article: Canada Just Put $241.5M to Fund Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Around the World
    Girls & Women

    Canada Just Put $241.5M to Fund Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The new feminist international assistance policy isn’t all talk. Read more

  • Article: Swedish Music Festival Bans Men in Response to Rising Sexual Assaults
    Girls & Women

    Swedish Music Festival Bans Men in Response to Rising Sexual Assaults

    By Madison Feser|July 11, 2017

    Swedish radio host has a solution to the epidemic of sexual assaults at music festivals. Read more

  • Article: How Afghanistan's Female Lawyers Are Fighting Against Gender Inequality
    Girls & Women

    How Afghanistan's Female Lawyers Are Fighting Against Gender Inequality

    July 7, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These women "undertake some of the most dangerous jobs in Afghan society". Read more

  • Article: 5 Countries With Highest Numbers of Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    5 Countries With Highest Numbers of Child Marriage

    By Madison Feser|July 6, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    117 nations still allow child marriage, and the US is one of them. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau Joins Global Citizens in Hamburg to Talk Gender Equality and Polio
    Girls & Women

    Justin Trudeau Joins Global Citizens in Hamburg to Talk Gender Equality and Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 6, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Gender equality and disease eradication have more in common than you might think. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania's Ban on Pregnant Girls in School Violates Basic Rights
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania's Ban on Pregnant Girls in School Violates Basic Rights

    June 26, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Over 55,000 Tanzanian schoolgirls have been expelled from school over the last decade. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Infants in Canada Are More Likely to Die But a New Program Aims to Help That Grim Statistic
    Health

    Indigenous Infants in Canada Are More Likely to Die But a New Program Aims to Help That Grim Statistic

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 26, 2017

    “We’ve parented our kids from millennia and we’re still here.” Read more

  • Article: Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose Calls for More Women in Government as She Steps Down From Office
    Girls & Women

    Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose Calls for More Women in Government as She Steps Down From Office

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Ambrose was the youngest woman in Canadian history to be appointed to cabinet when she was selected Read more