#Girls and Women

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 5, 2019

    Sarah Diouf hopes to open a production facility with 100 to 150 tailors. Read more

  • Article: Men Sweeping? Women Inheriting? How Rural Kenyans Are Shaking Up Traditional Gender Roles

    Men Sweeping? Women Inheriting? How Rural Kenyans Are Shaking Up Traditional Gender Roles

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 1, 2019

    It's part of an effort to loosen gender restrictions that hold back economic and social progress. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    From Voice of America|Nov. 1, 2019

    Rights campaigners say they have evidence of sexual harassment, rape, and torture. Read more

  • Article: Watch Kelly Clarkson and Carole King's Heartwarming Duet of the ‘Gilmore Girls’ Theme Song

    Watch Kelly Clarkson and Carole King's Heartwarming Duet of the ‘Gilmore Girls’ Theme Song

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 28, 2019

    They performed in front of 60,000 people at the 2019 Global Citizen Festival in NYC's Central Park. Read more

  • 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