#Girls and Women

  • Article: #AmINext: South African Women Are Sharing Really Heartbreaking Personal Stories of Gender Violence

    #AmINext: South African Women Are Sharing Really Heartbreaking Personal Stories of Gender Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 3, 2019

    South Africa is said to be one of the most violent places in the world for women and girls. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Female Farmers Are Being Held Back. This Partnership Is Fighting to Change That.

    South Africa's Female Farmers Are Being Held Back. This Partnership Is Fighting to Change That.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    Vodacom, UN Women, and South African Women in Farming are joining forces for equality. Read more

  • Article: The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 27, 2019

    It’s the most significant financing effort aimed at women in the continent's history. Read more

  • Article: South African Singer Lira Is Africa’s First Barbie Doll. Here's Why That's a Huge Deal.

    South African Singer Lira Is Africa’s First Barbie Doll. Here's Why That's a Huge Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 14, 2019

    Representation is inspiration. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Rewrote the Alphabet to Represent South Africa’s Iconic Women

    This Woman Rewrote the Alphabet to Represent South Africa’s Iconic Women

    Aug. 8, 2019|Beautiful News

    “Women’s history is neglected history.” Read more

  • Article: This South African Artist Uses Henna to Boost Representation of Muslim Feminists

    This South African Artist Uses Henna to Boost Representation of Muslim Feminists

    July 29, 2019|Beautiful News

    “There aren’t enough spaces that represent modern Muslim women.” Read more

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

    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

    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