#Advocating for women

  • Article: 'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 6, 2019

    Gates joined journalist Redi Tlhabi to talk gender equality and her book "The Moment of Lift." Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality in Education Is Still an Issue in Kenya and South Africa

    Gender Inequality in Education Is Still an Issue in Kenya and South Africa

    Nov. 6, 2019

    Women face a number of challenges that make it harder for them to access higher education. Read more

  • Article: How One Transgender Woman Navigates Being Trans at Work in South Africa

    How One Transgender Woman Navigates Being Trans at Work in South Africa

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 1, 2019

    As one woman from Soweto tells Global Citizen, discrimination is often worst in the workplace. Read more

  • Article: Backing Female Entrepreneurs Can Add Trillions to the Global Economy

    Backing Female Entrepreneurs Can Add Trillions to the Global Economy

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 31, 2019

    In 40% of the countries analyzed including Switzerland and South Africa, gender gap has widened. Read more

  • Article: Melinda Gates Launches New Website to Share Women's Powerful Stories

    Melinda Gates Launches New Website to Share Women's Powerful Stories

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|March 11, 2019

    Melinda Gates’ new website, Evoke, provides a platform to share inspirational stories. Read more