#Women's Rights

  • Article: 6 Frustrating Facts About How Women Are Paid Less Than Men in 2018
    Girls & Women

    6 Frustrating Facts About How Women Are Paid Less Than Men in 2018

    By Daniele Selby|April 10, 2018

    Today marks how far into 2018 women in the US need to work to make what men made last year. Read more

  • Article: The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts
    Girls & Women

    The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts

    By Daniele Selby|April 6, 2018

    They want to protect their daughters, but "breast ironing" is more harmful than helpful. Read more

  • Article: A Record-Breaking Number of Women Are Running for Congress This Year
    Girls & Women

    A Record-Breaking Number of Women Are Running for Congress This Year

    By Daniele Selby|April 6, 2018

    309 women have already filed their candidacy, and there could still be more on the way. Read more

  • Article: India's High Court Could Not Find Man Guilty of Raping His Wife – Because It Is Not a Crime
    Girls & Women

    India's High Court Could Not Find Man Guilty of Raping His Wife – Because It Is Not a Crime

    By Daniele Selby|April 3, 2018

    Legal marital rape leads to “destructive attitudes that promote the marital rape," the judge said. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President
    Citizenship

    Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 3, 2018

    Epsy Campbell Barr is a vocal advocate for equality. Read more

  • Article: Every Woman in the Senate Signed This Letter to Mitch McConnell
    Girls & Women

    Every Woman in the Senate Signed This Letter to Mitch McConnell

    By Daniele Selby|March 29, 2018

    “Everyone deserves to work in an environment free from harassment and discrimination,” they wrote. Read more

  • Article: Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too
    Girls & Women

    Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too

    By Daniele Selby|March 27, 2018

    When 15-year-old Maarib Al Hishmawi refused to marry, her parents beat her and threw hot oil on her. Read more

  • Article: A 14-Year-Old Died Giving Birth to Her Rapist’s Child in Paraguay
    Girls & Women

    A 14-Year-Old Died Giving Birth to Her Rapist’s Child in Paraguay

    By Daniele Selby|March 23, 2018

    Pregnancy- and childbirth-related complications are the leading cause of death in girls ages 15-19. Read more