#Girls and Women

  • Article: Just 7% of Girls Complete Secondary School in the Solomon Islands: Report
    Education

    Just 7% of Girls Complete Secondary School in the Solomon Islands: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|June 5, 2019

    The report, by Plan International, calls on neighbor Australia to up aid funding for education. Read more

  • Article: Caster Semenya Can Run Again (For Now) After Swiss Court Suspends Testosterone Ruling
    Girls & Women

    Caster Semenya Can Run Again (For Now) After Swiss Court Suspends Testosterone Ruling

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 4, 2019

    The Swiss supreme federal court has ordered the IAAF to suspend its testosterone regulations. Read more

  • Article: Olympian Caster Semenya Could Race for the Last Time as South Africans Rally Behind Her
    Girls & Women

    Olympian Caster Semenya Could Race for the Last Time as South Africans Rally Behind Her

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 3, 2019

    The IAAF ruled that Semenya has to take hormones or stop racing against other women. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Has an Antibiotics Resistance Crisis That Could Spiral Out of Control
    Health

    Malawi Has an Antibiotics Resistance Crisis That Could Spiral Out of Control

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 3, 2019

    Doctors say the solution needs strict access to medication. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence
    Girls & Women

    South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    The president said the country’s femicide rate is almost five times higher than the global average. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Woman Changing the Lives of South Africa's Township Children Through Coding
    Education

    Meet the Woman Changing the Lives of South Africa's Township Children Through Coding

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 22, 2019

    "With a lot of hard work and maybe a few years, they too could be the next Mark Zuckerberg." Read more

  • Article: Violence Sparks First Major Humanitarian Crisis in Burkina Faso
    Citizenship

    Violence Sparks First Major Humanitarian Crisis in Burkina Faso

    March 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Since the start of 2019, an average of 1,000 people have fled their homes every day. Read more

  • Article: The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali
    Girls & Women

    The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 12, 2019

    Sekinat Quadri started boxing when she was just 5 years old. Read more