#Gender Inequality

  • Article: Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 8, 2019

    Nearly 1,000 young girl have been sold as brides to Chinese men through trafficking rings. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality Is Preventing Global Access to Reproductive and Sexual Health Care
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Preventing Global Access to Reproductive and Sexual Health Care

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2019

    Hundreds of millions of women are not able to choose what happens to their bodies. Read more

  • Article: Cambodia and China Can't Stop 'Bride Trafficking' Without More Funding, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Cambodia and China Can't Stop 'Bride Trafficking' Without More Funding, Activists Say

    April 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Thousands of Cambodian women are living in forced marriages in China. Read more

  • Article: Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants
    Girls & Women

    Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    March 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The ruling rejected the centuries old custom of men taking unofficial wives who live as slaves. Read more

  • Article: Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day
    Finance & Innovation

    Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2019

    The reduced rate is meant to highlight Germany’s gender pay gap. Read more

  • Article: The Very Good Reason South Korean Women Are Giving Up Makeup and Cutting Their Hair
    Girls & Women

    The Very Good Reason South Korean Women Are Giving Up Makeup and Cutting Their Hair

    Feb. 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are not dolls, we are human beings." Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work
    Citizenship

    The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 7, 2019

    “We're tapping into previously ignored talent, addressing gender inequality… helping our economy." Read more

  • Article: 4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists
    Girls & Women

    4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Feb. 5, 2019

    Women living in poverty or belonging to marginalized groups are at highest risk of violence. Read more