#women's rights

  • Article: Women in Iran Are Wearing White to Protest the Forced Wearing of Hijabs
    Girls & Women

    Women in Iran Are Wearing White to Protest the Forced Wearing of Hijabs

    June 28, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The campaign is not against hijabs, but being forced to wear them." Read more

  • Article: The Solution To Lasting Peace in Colombia: Female Peace Negotiators, Campaign Says
    Girls & Women

    The Solution To Lasting Peace in Colombia: Female Peace Negotiators, Campaign Says

    June 22, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 20,000 Colombians, most of them women and girls, have been victims of rape and sexual violence Read more

  • Article: Women Carry More Student Loan Debt Than Men, New Study Finds
    Education

    Women Carry More Student Loan Debt Than Men, New Study Finds

    By Gabriella Canal|June 21, 2017

    More women are getting college degrees than men, but that comes at a cost. Read more

  • Article: This Hotline Is Tackling Violence Against Girls in Drought-Hit Kenya
    Girls & Women

    This Hotline Is Tackling Violence Against Girls in Drought-Hit Kenya

    June 21, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Drought violence against women in Kenya's northern pastoralist communities - but that is changing. Read more

  • Article: This 26-Year-Old Political Newcomer Ran for Office, Lost, and Won’t Give Up
    Girls & Women

    This 26-Year-Old Political Newcomer Ran for Office, Lost, and Won’t Give Up

    By Gabriella Canal|June 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The biracial, veteran, mother of two admitted that her “biggest critics were women.” Read more

  • Article: Africa Needs More Women Leaders — and This Network Wants to Help
    Girls & Women

    Africa Needs More Women Leaders — and This Network Wants to Help

    June 7, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We will help women to participate in politics ... and support them in the face of intimidation." Read more

  • Article: How This Woman Launched Her Own Manufacturing Company To Bring Business Back To Tunisia
    PartnerGirls & Women

    How This Woman Launched Her Own Manufacturing Company To Bring Business Back To Tunisia

    June 7, 2017|HP Inc.

    Yamina Ferchichi turns love of art into a business thanks to the Mashrou3i program. Read more

  • Article: Meet Lela Edgar, a Photographer Who Helps Tell Acid Attack Survivors' Stories
    Girls & Women

    Meet Lela Edgar, a Photographer Who Helps Tell Acid Attack Survivors' Stories

    By Gabriella Canal|May 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In India, 1,000 acid attacks take place every year. Read more