#Gender Inequality

  • Article: Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    “Any pregnant girl who wants to learn is welcome at our school,” he said. Read more

  • Article: Dutch Airline KLM Faces Backlash After Telling Breastfeeding Mom to Cover Up
    Girls & Women

    Dutch Airline KLM Faces Backlash After Telling Breastfeeding Mom to Cover Up

    July 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Breastfeeding is a totally natural process." Read more

  • Article: France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel
    Education

    France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    July 8, 2019|Voice of America

    France's president is pushing to increase education and economic opportunities for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia's Supreme Court Sentences Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment to Prison
    Girls & Women

    Indonesia's Supreme Court Sentences Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment to Prison

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2019

    Nuril Maknun recorded her boss' lewd comments and unwanted advances — now she's going to prison. Read more

  • Article: 9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'
    Girls & Women

    9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 1, 2019

    Despite stricter legislation passed in 2016, honor killings continue to be a problem in Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: UN Urges Countries to End Marital Rape and Close Legal Loopholes
    Girls & Women

    UN Urges Countries to End Marital Rape and Close Legal Loopholes

    June 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A dozen countries also allow rapists to avoid prosecution by marrying their victims. Read more

  • Article: West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say
    Girls & Women

    West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The Sahel region has the highest birth and child marriage rate in the world. Read more

  • Article: Not One Country Is on Track to Reach Its Goal of Gender Equality
    Girls & Women

    Not One Country Is on Track to Reach Its Goal of Gender Equality

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "If we had gender equality in the workplace we could add 26% to GDP — that's a lot of money." Read more