#Gender Discrimination

  • Article: How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 2, 2019

    Advancing gender equality and empowering women could add $12 trillion to the global economy. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 27, 2019

    Women will now simply have to choose from unmarried, widowed, or divorced — as will men. Read more

  • Article: These 2 Ads Are the First Banned in the UK for Gender Stereotyping

    These 2 Ads Are the First Banned in the UK for Gender Stereotyping

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 14, 2019

    Campaigners say advertising reinforces sexist stereotypes and views and limits girls' aspirations. Read more

  • Article: This Indian Minister Wants to Make Public Transportation Free for Women

    This Indian Minister Wants to Make Public Transportation Free for Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 4, 2019

    Delhi residents question how it will affect safety. Read more

  • Article: Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 21, 2019

    The ruling rejected the centuries old custom of men taking unofficial wives who live as slaves. Read more

  • Article: Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown

    Teen Girl Dies in Nepal 'Period Hut', Sparking Calls for Crackdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 4, 2019

    She is the fourth person to have died in a "period hut" in the last month. Read more

  • Article: South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations

    South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 23, 2019

    South Korea’s human rights commission is opening its largest-ever inquiry into abuse in sports. Read more

  • Video: Sesame Street Is Showing Indian Children That Girls Can Play Sports and Boys Can Cry

    Sesame Street Is Showing Indian Children That Girls Can Play Sports and Boys Can Cry

    From P&G|Nov. 5, 2018

    A special series, sponsored by P&G, will focus on promoting gender equality. Read more