#Gender

  • Article: Hunger Kills More Children in Africa Than Anything Else: Study
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger Kills More Children in Africa Than Anything Else: Study

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    “It is completely unacceptable that children are still going hungry in Africa in the 21st century.” Read more

  • Article: Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging
    Environment

    Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Despite the valuable service reclaimers provide, they are stigmatised. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Fight Against Gender-Based Violence Expands to Universities
    Education

    South Africa's Fight Against Gender-Based Violence Expands to Universities

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 31, 2019

    Minister Naledi Pandor has set up task team to investigate and address the issue. Read more

  • Article: The Gender Pay Gap Has Actually Widened at Nearly Half of Britain's Biggest Companies
    Girls & Women

    The Gender Pay Gap Has Actually Widened at Nearly Half of Britain's Biggest Companies

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 5, 2019

    "Disappointing ... but not surprising." Read more

  • Article: Uruguay Guarantees Trans Rights With Historic Legislation
    Citizenship

    Uruguay Guarantees Trans Rights With Historic Legislation

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Oct. 25, 2018

    The vote comes just as the US attempts to roll back protections for the trans community. Read more

  • Article: Hungary Bans Gender Studies in Universities: 'It's Not a Science'
    Education

    Hungary Bans Gender Studies in Universities: 'It's Not a Science'

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 18, 2018

    No new courses in the subject will be permitted or receive federal funding. Read more

  • Article: Kleenex Is Finally Ditching ‘Mansize’ Tissues
    Girls & Women

    Kleenex Is Finally Ditching ‘Mansize’ Tissues

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 18, 2018

    It’s the latest unnecessarily gendered product to bite the dust. Read more

  • Article: The Gambia Is Rewriting Sexist Laws to End Gender Discrimination
    ImpactGirls & Women

    The Gambia Is Rewriting Sexist Laws to End Gender Discrimination

    By Neha Shah|Oct. 3, 2018

    Thanks to Global Citizens, the country is set to #LeveltheLaw. Read more