#Gender Inequality

  • Article: Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return
    Education

    Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 17, 2019

    But now they’re missing out on exams. Read more

  • Article: A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'
    Water & Sanitation

    A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2019

    The practice of chhaupadi is illegal, but remains widespread in rural areas. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests

    Jan. 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Critics say the compulsory tests, meant to help protect girls, are demeaning. Read more

  • Article: These Are the Best and Worst Countries to Be a Woman in 2018
    Girls & Women

    These Are the Best and Worst Countries to Be a Woman in 2018

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 18, 2018

    The Global Gender Gap is currently 68%. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'

    Dec. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Kenya criminalised FGM in 2011 with a minimum punishment of three years in prison and a $2,000 fine. Read more

  • Article: Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM
    Girls & Women

    Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM

    Dec. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists warn girls may be taken overseas for FGM during school holidays. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Survivors Are Calling on the US to End 'Legal Rape'
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Survivors Are Calling on the US to End 'Legal Rape'

    Oct. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    New Jersey and Delaware banned child marriage just this year and were the first states to do so. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist
    Girls & Women

    Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 11, 2018

    Amazon created an artificial intelligence tool to help with recruiting, but it showed gender bias. Read more