#Gender Inequality

  • Feature: 'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2019

    Tammy Monteiro was married at 16 in Massachusetts. Marriage before 18 is still legal there today. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment

    Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment

    By Daniele Selby|July 25, 2019

    Nuril Maknun has been pardoned after the Supreme Court upheld a guilty verdict earlier this month. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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'

    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

    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