#women & girls

  • Article: 6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year
    Girls & Women

    6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    July 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In most cases, the ritual was carried out abroad on women born overseas. Read more

  • Article: This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls
    Girls & Women

    This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls

    Jan. 29, 2018|News Deeply

    When villagers learned the price of initiation ceremonies, they radically reformed traditions. Read more

  • Article: Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization
    Water & Sanitation

    Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization

    Jan. 4, 2018|News Deeply

    Activists are fighting to protect the girls. Read more

  • Article: Native American Women Face High Rates of Violence, But Fear Discrimination in Courts
    Girls & Women

    Native American Women Face High Rates of Violence, But Fear Discrimination in Courts

    By Andrew McMaster|Nov. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Many women do not seek justice for fear of discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ
    Girls & Women

    Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ

    By David Brand|Nov. 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She said the lawmaker’s sexist Facebook posts motivated her to run for office. Read more

  • Article: In Zimbabwe, Brides Come With Price Tags. But This Woman Is Trying to Change That
    Girls & Women

    In Zimbabwe, Brides Come With Price Tags. But This Woman Is Trying to Change That

    By David Brand|Nov. 3, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Bride prices reduce women to property and reinforce gender discrimination, she argues. Read more

  • Article: A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair
    Girls & Women

    A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair

    By David Brand|Nov. 2, 2017

    She’s the latest girl in Pakistan to pay for her family member’s misdeeds with her own body. Read more

  • Article: The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School
    Water & Sanitation

    The Second-Largest State in India Just Took a Huge Step to Keep Girls in School

    Nov. 2, 2017

    Menstrual health education is now mandatory. Read more