#Gender Equality

  • Article: Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Catherine Caruso|March 31, 2020

    Pregnant girls will be able to attend mainstream schools for the first time in five years. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    By Helen Lock|March 30, 2020

    Global Citizens taking action are at the heart of how we fight extreme poverty and its root causes. Read more

  • Article: How Australian Aid Is Helping to Advance Gender Equality in Indonesia

    How Australian Aid Is Helping to Advance Gender Equality in Indonesia

    By Madeleine Keck|March 26, 2020

    Government-funded women's civil society organisations are chipping away at social norms. Read more

  • Article: Now Is the Time to Step Up Support for Vaccines and Small-Scale Agriculture Funds, Norway Says
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    Now Is the Time to Step Up Support for Vaccines and Small-Scale Agriculture Funds, Norway Says

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 25, 2020

    State Secretary of International Development Aksel Jakobsen shares the country's 2020 goals. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 25, 2020

    She is using her platform as Miss Universe to support leadership and education. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Using Ox Ploughs to Tackle Hunger After South Sudan's Civil War

    Women Are Using Ox Ploughs to Tackle Hunger After South Sudan's Civil War

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 20, 2020

    Hunger is a serious issue amid the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, which has displaced millions. Read more

  • Feature: This Non-Profit Is Using Photography to Speak Out Against Child Marriage

    This Non-Profit Is Using Photography to Speak Out Against Child Marriage

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Catherine Caruso|March 19, 2020

    Too Young to Wed aims to empower young girls everywhere. Read more

  • Article: The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2020

    The players protested the sexist idea that women’s work is less valued than men’s. Read more