#Gender Equality

  • Article: This Netball Coach Is Using Sport to Empower Girls and Combat Sexual Violence in South Africa
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    This Netball Coach Is Using Sport to Empower Girls and Combat Sexual Violence in South Africa

    June 14, 2019|Beautiful News

    “Terrible things happen to women and we often don't know how to speak about them." Read more

  • Article: 'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission
    Girls & Women

    'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission

    June 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Hidden Figures Way honors three black female mathematicians who helped send the US to the moon. Read more

  • Article: Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones
    Girls & Women

    Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    June 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Charity organizations are calling for a more "feminist" approach to foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: 'Future of Africa Depends on Women': Head of UN Women Calls to Double Gender Equal Cabinets
    Girls & Women

    'Future of Africa Depends on Women': Head of UN Women Calls to Double Gender Equal Cabinets

    June 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says balanced cabinets make better decisions both for women and society. Read more

  • Article: Why UK Women's Groups Are Threatening Legal Action Against the Crown Prosecution Service
    Girls & Women

    Why UK Women's Groups Are Threatening Legal Action Against the Crown Prosecution Service

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 10, 2019

    The End Violence Against Women Coalition is warning of a “collapse in justice after rape.” Read more

  • Article: New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists
    Girls & Women

    New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists

    By Daniele Selby|June 6, 2019

    “We knew women and girls were being cut in Saudi Arabia but not to such a large extent.” Read more

  • Article: Resilient Pakistani Women Are Front and Center in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's New Film
    Girls & Women

    Resilient Pakistani Women Are Front and Center in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's New Film

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 5, 2019

    Freedom Fighters is a window into the country’s fight for gender equality. Read more

  • Article: Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace
    Girls & Women

    Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2019

    Thousands have rallied behind the #KuToo campaign to ban sexist work dress codes. Read more