#Gender Discrimination

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

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

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    PartnerGirls & Women

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

    Nov. 5, 2018|P&G

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

  • Article: Indonesian Policewomen Subjected to 'Virginity Testing,' Beauty Evaluations
    Girls & Women

    Indonesian Policewomen Subjected to 'Virginity Testing,' Beauty Evaluations

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 22, 2018

    Allegedly, they are required to be "pretty." Read more

  • Article: India's First Women-Run Train Station Is Shattering Stereotypes
    Girls & Women

    India's First Women-Run Train Station Is Shattering Stereotypes

    Oct. 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These women are pushing back on workplace stereotypes and setting an example. Read more

  • Article: Daily Discrimination May Raise Women's Blood Pressure Over Time
    Girls & Women

    Daily Discrimination May Raise Women's Blood Pressure Over Time

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 12, 2018

    “Discrimination is just simply bad for your health.” Read more

  • Video: This Organization Is Shattering the Stereotype of What a ‘Classic Ballerina’ Looks Like
    PartnerGirls & Women

    This Organization Is Shattering the Stereotype of What a ‘Classic Ballerina’ Looks Like

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 12, 2018|HP Inc.

    Brown Girls Do Ballet is one of 12 winners of the Girl Rising Creative Challenge, supported by HP. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist
    Girls & Women

    Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 11, 2018

    Amazon created an artificial intelligence tool to help with recruiting, but it showed gender bias. Read more