#Women &Girls

  • Article: Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story
    Girls & Women

    Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    July 18, 2018|UK Department for International Development

    “I was really young on my wedding day. And I didn’t know we’d have sex that night." Read more

  • Article: Bana Alabed Pens Letter to Trump: Please Save Syria’s Children
    Citizenship

    Bana Alabed Pens Letter to Trump: Please Save Syria’s Children

    By Gabriella Canal|Jan. 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A powerful plea from a seven-year-old girl. Read more

  • Article: Why This Week Has Proven That Defending UK Aid Is a Feminist Issue
    Girls & Women

    Why This Week Has Proven That Defending UK Aid Is a Feminist Issue

    By Yosola Olorunshola|Jan. 11, 2017

    The UK has decided to stop funding the Girl Effect. What does this mean for gender equality? Read more

  • Article: 10 Legit Reasons for Girls Not to Do Their School Work
    Girls & Women

    10 Legit Reasons for Girls Not to Do Their School Work

    July 13, 2016|ONE

    Disclaimer: none of these reasons include dogs. Read more

  • Article: girl beats exams after parents burn books
    Education

    She snuck out to take exams after her parents burned her books…twice.

    June 15, 2016|Room to Read

    Tay Thi was a rebellious teenager who defied her parents by staying in school. Read more

  • Article: 5 barriers we need to smash to unlock a girl's potential
    Girls & Women

    5 barriers we need to smash to unlock a girl's potential

    By Paul Abernethy  and  Dean Bowen|May 25, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls in developing countries are less likely than boys to read, write, and do basic maths. Read more

  • Article: Burka Avenger: the Pakistani feminist superhero
    Girls & Women

    Burka Avenger: the Pakistani feminist superhero

    By Garima Bakshi|May 17, 2016

    "Don't mess with the lady in black." Read more

  • Article: "I will never accept defeat" - the Afghan girl defying a community that says women cannot play music
    Girls & Women

    "I will never accept defeat" - the Afghan girl defying a community that says women cannot play music

    By Dean Bowen|April 21, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Conservatives rage war on Afghanistan's female musicians. Read more