#Women's Empowerment

  • Article: Melinda Gates Names Top South African Businesswoman Co-Chair of Global All-Women Philanthropy Group
    Girls & Women

    Melinda Gates Names Top South African Businesswoman Co-Chair of Global All-Women Philanthropy Group

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 25, 2018

    Melinda Gates passes over co-chairmanship of the Maverick Collective to Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe. Read more

  • Article: Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed
    Girls & Women

    Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed

    Sept. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists say her appointment is symbolically important, but unlikely to lead to real change. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 18, 2018

    Traditional gender stereotypes may reinforce behaviors that increase health risks. Read more

  • Article: Rachel Brosnahan Used Her Emmy Speech to Deliver an Important Message: Vote!
    Citizenship

    Rachel Brosnahan Used Her Emmy Speech to Deliver an Important Message: Vote!

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 18, 2018

    Rachel Brosnahan used her acceptance speech to highlight the importance of voting. Read more

  • Article: How Beyoncé Is an 'Irreplaceable' Force for Change
    Girls & Women

    How Beyoncé Is an 'Irreplaceable' Force for Change

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 16, 2018

    Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has used her star power to champion everything from education to clean water. Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé Talks Body Image and Breaking Barriers in 'Vogue' September Issue
    Girls & Women

    Beyoncé Talks Body Image and Breaking Barriers in 'Vogue' September Issue

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 6, 2018

    “My mother taught me the importance not just of being seen but of seeing myself.” Read more

  • Article: This Female-Run Syrian TV Station Seeks to Empower Women
    Girls & Women

    This Female-Run Syrian TV Station Seeks to Empower Women

    July 16, 2018|Voice of America

    The content will "put a spotlight on issues that affect women in Syria and the region." Read more

  • Article: Spain's New Female-Majority Cabinet Just Made Herstory
    Girls & Women

    Spain's New Female-Majority Cabinet Just Made Herstory

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    The new cabinet includes 11 women, an openly gay judge, and an astronaut. Read more