#women's rights

  • Article: Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video
    Girls & Women

    Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Maedeh Hojabri is the latest young woman to be taken into custody for app use. Read more

  • Article: 6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year
    Girls & Women

    6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    July 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In most cases, the ritual was carried out abroad on women born overseas. Read more

  • Article: Hannah Gadsby's Netflix Comedy Special Is a Must-Watch for Every Global Citizen
    Girls & Women

    Hannah Gadsby's Netflix Comedy Special Is a Must-Watch for Every Global Citizen

    By Madeleine Keck|July 6, 2018

    It's humour that promotes acceptance, equality, and telling your story. Read more

  • Article: Egypt Launches Website to Help Women and Girls Combat FGM
    Girls & Women

    Egypt Launches Website to Help Women and Girls Combat FGM

    By Joanna Prisco|July 3, 2018

    A new resource can help educate misinformed family members and aid in reporting doctors. Read more

  • Article: What Australia Needs to Do to Achieve the Global Goals by 2030
    Finance & Innovation

    What Australia Needs to Do to Achieve the Global Goals by 2030

    By Madeleine Keck|July 3, 2018

    Australia has a vital role to play in ending extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: Thousands in India Protest Over Rape of 7-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Thousands in India Protest Over Rape of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 2, 2018

    India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, according to a recent poll. Read more

  • Article: New York City Wants Your Ideas for Its First Women's History Monument
    Girls & Women

    New York City Wants Your Ideas for Its First Women's History Monument

    By Joanna Prisco|June 25, 2018

    A new initiative called She Built NYC will commission a public monument or artwork on city property. Read more

  • Article: The World May Miss Its Goal of Ending Child Marriage by 2030
    Girls & Women

    The World May Miss Its Goal of Ending Child Marriage by 2030

    June 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Extreme weather in countries like Bangladesh and Mali have put more girls at risk of child marriage. Read more