#Economic Empowerment

  • Article: Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit
    Citizenship

    Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 11, 2019

    Paris is the latest city to announce free and discounted transit for youth. Read more

  • Article: Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa
    PartnerGirls & Women

    Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 28, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Motsepe Foundation is increasing the number of girls and women in Science and Technology. Read more

  • Article: This Kick-Ass South African CEO Is Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Their Potential
    Education

    This Kick-Ass South African CEO Is Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Their Potential

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 19, 2018

    Lerato Motsamai, founder of Girlignite Africa, has supported 3,300 women in just four years. Read more

  • Article: How Nigerian Women Are Using WhatsApp to Chat, Learn, and Earn
    Girls & Women

    How Nigerian Women Are Using WhatsApp to Chat, Learn, and Earn

    Oct. 31, 2018

    Women said WhatsApp had allowed them to communicate better, particularly with local politicians. Read more

  • Article: Giving Women a Little Cash Gives Them a Chance to Succeed: Study
    Girls & Women

    Giving Women a Little Cash Gives Them a Chance to Succeed: Study

    By Joanna Prisco|July 31, 2018

    Studies show small cash transfers empower women and inspire farsighted decision making. Read more

  • Article: The Surprising Reason the US and Rwanda Are in a Trade War
    Citizenship

    The Surprising Reason the US and Rwanda Are in a Trade War

    By Daniele Selby|July 16, 2018

    Rwanda is one of the world's poorest countries. 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: 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