#Girls and Women

  • 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

  • Article: Malawi Rolls Out Massive Cervical Cancer Vaccination Program
    Health

    Malawi Rolls Out Massive Cervical Cancer Vaccination Program

    March 1, 2019|Voice of America

    The country has the world's highest rate of cervical cancer. Read more

  • Article: Why Women Served Community Leaders With Muddy Water at a Village in Kenya
    Water & Sanitation

    Why Women Served Community Leaders With Muddy Water at a Village in Kenya

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 26, 2019

    They were making a vital point about life in Marsabit county. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Just Appointed Its First Female Ambassador to the US
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Just Appointed Its First Female Ambassador to the US

    By Sushmita Roy|Feb. 25, 2019

    A women's rights advocate, Princess Reema takes the position as all eyes are on the country. Read more

  • Article: #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa
    PartnerGirls & Women

    #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 30, 2018|Vodacom Group

    ”It’s clear that not enough is being done to address this scourge.” Read more

  • Article: This Book Is Helping South Africans Empower Themselves and Change Their Lives
    PartnerGirls & Women

    This Book Is Helping South Africans Empower Themselves and Change Their Lives

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 29, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Precious Little Black Book is a resource guide for women across South Africa. Read more