#Gender Equality

  • Article: South African School Girls to Get HPV Vaccine to Protect Against Cervical Cancer
    Health

    South African School Girls to Get HPV Vaccine to Protect Against Cervical Cancer

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 13, 2019

    The hope is to reach 30,000 girls by the end of September. Read more

  • Article: Taylor Swift Urges Fans to Support US Women's Soccer Team in Fight for Equal Pay
    Girls & Women

    Taylor Swift Urges Fans to Support US Women's Soccer Team in Fight for Equal Pay

    Aug. 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Let people know how you feel about it because what happened to them is unfair." Read more

  • Article: 5 of the Most Inspiring Female Characters From South Africa’s Favourite TV Shows
    Girls & Women

    5 of the Most Inspiring Female Characters From South Africa’s Favourite TV Shows

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 9, 2019

    TV shows should have characters that reflect the diversity of their audiences. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Rewrote the Alphabet to Represent South Africa’s Iconic Women
    PartnerGirls & Women

    This Woman Rewrote the Alphabet to Represent South Africa’s Iconic Women

    Aug. 8, 2019|Beautiful News

    “Women’s history is neglected history.” Read more

  • Article: This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead
    Girls & Women

    This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead

    Aug. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The village previously held several costly two-week long FGM festivals every year. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Lawmaker Ordered to Leave After Bringing Her Baby to Parliament
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Lawmaker Ordered to Leave After Bringing Her Baby to Parliament

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 7, 2019

    “A baby is not an atomic bomb, they won’t explode in the House.” Read more

  • Article: This Animated Series Teaches Children About the South African Constitution
    Citizenship

    This Animated Series Teaches Children About the South African Constitution

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 7, 2019

    The less people know about their rights, the less access they have to them. Read more

  • Article: We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2019

    Your 450 personal messages will be invaluable in pressuring the government to step up on this issue. Read more