#Women's Health

  • 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: A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa
    Girls & Women

    A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 25, 2018

    Sibulele Sibaca was orphaned at 16 by HIV — so she launched a foundation to support other girls. Read more

  • Article: 12 Weird Euphemisms People Use Around the World Rather Than Just Saying the Word ‘Period’
    Girls & Women

    12 Weird Euphemisms People Use Around the World Rather Than Just Saying the Word ‘Period’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    5,000 slang terms for one simple word… Read more

  • Article: This Is How Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Will Hurt Women and Girls Around the World
    Girls & Women

    This Is How Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Will Hurt Women and Girls Around the World

    By Madison Feser|Aug. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    If passed, the budget could cost women their lives. Read more

  • Article: Lawmaker Says Pregnant Women Don't Have Right to Their Bodies, Are Just 'Hosts' for Babies
    Girls & Women

    Lawmaker Says Pregnant Women Don't Have Right to Their Bodies, Are Just 'Hosts' for Babies

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 14, 2017

    He also believes women need a man to approve of their abortions, in writing. Read more

  • Article: Why 'Medicalization' of FGM Is a Serious Threat to Women
    Girls & Women

    Why 'Medicalization' of FGM Is a Serious Threat to Women

    Feb. 6, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many health workers see FGM as a potential source of income. Read more

  • Article: Trump Targets Women’s Healthcare in One of His First Actions as President
    Health

    Trump Targets Women’s Healthcare in One of His First Actions as President

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 23, 2017

    The administration can now withhold funding from international NGOs that advocate for abortion. Read more

  • Article: Surrogate Mothers In India Face Impending Ban
    Girls & Women

    Surrogate Mothers In India Face Impending Ban

    Jan. 19, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    One woman says she will have to return to low-paying factory work if surrogacy is banned. Read more