#Women's Health

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

    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

    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’

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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