#Women's Empowerment

  • 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

  • Article: Miss America Is Scrapping Its Swimsuit Contest for the Best Reason
    Girls & Women

    Miss America Is Scrapping Its Swimsuit Contest for the Best Reason

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2018

    "We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance." Read more

  • Video: Maroon 5's New Music Video Is a Who's Who of Fierce Feminists
    Girls & Women

    Maroon 5's New Music Video Is a Who's Who of Fierce Feminists

    By Daniele Selby|June 1, 2018

    "Girls Like You" is a bop with a powerful message. Read more

  • Article: Men Guilty of Sexual Harassment in Saudi Arabia Could Soon Be Jailed for Up to 5 Years
    Girls & Women

    Men Guilty of Sexual Harassment in Saudi Arabia Could Soon Be Jailed for Up to 5 Years

    May 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Those who harass women could also be fined up to $80,000. Read more

  • Article: Tennessee Just Took a Big Step Toward Ending Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Tennessee Just Took a Big Step Toward Ending Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|May 24, 2018

    Previously, there was no minimum age of marriage if a parent and judge consented to the union. Read more

  • Article: New York Stock Exchange Gets Its First Female President After 226 Years
    Girls & Women

    New York Stock Exchange Gets Its First Female President After 226 Years

    By Daniele Selby|May 22, 2018

    The first time a woman traded on the stock exchange floor was 1967. Read more

  • Article: Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls

    By Daniele Selby|May 22, 2018

    It’s not the first time the 93-year-old has spoken out against gender inequality. Read more