#Girls and women

  • Article: 'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    'When You Shine, the Whole World Is Illuminated,' Melinda Gates Tells Johannesburg Audience

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 6, 2019

    Gates joined journalist Redi Tlhabi to talk gender equality and her book "The Moment of Lift." Read more

  • Article: Canada’s Rank for Women’s Equality Dropped Down 4 Spots

    Canada’s Rank for Women’s Equality Dropped Down 4 Spots

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 24, 2019

    Canada slipped four places in a global index measuring women’s equality and well-being. Read more

  • Article: How These Drivers in South Africa Have Become First Responders in the Fight Against Gender Violence

    How These Drivers in South Africa Have Become First Responders in the Fight Against Gender Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 23, 2019

    A community in the North-West province has found a smart way to support survivors. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    From Voice of America|Aug. 13, 2019

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 10 Most Feminist Countries

    These Are the 10 Most Feminist Countries

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|May 10, 2019

    In Sweden, 46% of people consider themselves feminists. Read more

  • Article: Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage

    Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|March 11, 2019

    Thousands of girls get married in the US each year. Read more

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

    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: This Savings Scheme Turned R2 Contributions Into R5.1 million

    This Savings Scheme Turned R2 Contributions Into R5.1 million

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nedbank|Nov. 30, 2018

    “Some economic security, no matter how small, is a giant step towards empowering communities." Read more