#Women's Rights

  • Article: Women-Only Washrooms Restore Dignity to Refugees in Greece
    Water & Sanitation

    Women-Only Washrooms Restore Dignity to Refugees in Greece

    By Joanna Prisco|July 11, 2018

    A new initiative called Showers for Sisters is providing a respite for the women of Moria. Read more

  • Article: India's New Maternity Leave Law May Actually Render More Women Unemployed
    Girls & Women

    India's New Maternity Leave Law May Actually Render More Women Unemployed

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Mothers are finding it hard to retain work in India. Read more

  • Article: These Nigerian Schoolgirls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Rebuild Their Lives
    Girls & Women

    These Nigerian Schoolgirls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Rebuild Their Lives

    July 6, 2018|News Deeply

    When the girls met trafficking survivors, they knew they had to help. Read more

  • Article: Ireland's Constitution Still Includes Women's 'Duties in the Home'. But Maybe Not for Long.
    Girls & Women

    Ireland's Constitution Still Includes Women's 'Duties in the Home'. But Maybe Not for Long.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 6, 2018

    “Get back in the kitchen.” Yawn. Read more

  • Article: Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'
    Girls & Women

    Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2018

    Though the practice was reportedly banned in 2016, girls are still commonly subjected to tests. Read more

  • Article: Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray
    Girls & Women

    Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2018

    Wimbledon has arrived — but Murray is warning that young players are vulnerable to sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: 41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 2, 2018

    Under Malaysian civil law, the marriage is still unrecognized, but is valid under Islamic law. Read more

  • Article: The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex
    Girls & Women

    The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex

    By Joanna Prisco|July 2, 2018

    The strategy is forcing some irresponsible spouses to support their families. Read more