#gender equality

  • Article: Indonesia Just Outlawed Child Marriage — A Huge Win for Gender Equality

    Indonesia Just Outlawed Child Marriage — A Huge Win for Gender Equality

    By Gabrielle Deonath  and  Pia Gralki|Sept. 24, 2019

    Previously, religious and local authorities could permit girls of any age to marry. Read more

  • Article: This All-Female Project Aims to Tackle Gender Inequality in Canadian Real Estate

    This All-Female Project Aims to Tackle Gender Inequality in Canadian Real Estate

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 22, 2019

    Designing ceilings that aren’t made of glass. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says

    Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 28, 2019

    “They think we're broken, but we're not.” Read more

  • Article: Canada Will Dedicate $13M to Commemorating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    Canada Will Dedicate $13M to Commemorating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 25, 2019

    The funding will go toward more than 100 community-led projects. Read more

  • Article: 60% of Young Women Feel They Have to Work Harder Than Men to Earn Respect: Report

    60% of Young Women Feel They Have to Work Harder Than Men to Earn Respect: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 5, 2019

    Plan International released its findings at the Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Now the Largest Funder of Women's Rights Organizations in the World

    Canada Is Now the Largest Funder of Women's Rights Organizations in the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 3, 2019

    Minister Monsef said a new fund makes Canada the top investor in women’s rights organizations. Read more

  • Article: 3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss

    3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 28, 2019

    Women Deliver is the largest conference on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Countries Are Resisting Women's Rights Citing 'Family Values,' UN Official Says

    Countries Are Resisting Women's Rights Citing 'Family Values,' UN Official Says

    May 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A 1995 international agreement to promote gender equality fails to yield positive results. Read more