#Girls and women

  • Article: This Savings Scheme Turned R2 Contributions Into R5.1 million
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    This Savings Scheme Turned R2 Contributions Into R5.1 million

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 30, 2018|Nedbank

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

  • Article: Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa
    PartnerGirls & Women

    Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 28, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Motsepe Foundation is increasing the number of girls and women in Science and Technology. Read more

  • Article: Ohio May Change ‘16th Century’ Child Marriage Laws
    Girls & Women

    Ohio May Change ‘16th Century’ Child Marriage Laws

    By David Brand|Feb. 14, 2018

    Current Ohio law enables girls to marry at age if they are pregnant. Read more

  • Article: Popular British TV Drama to Feature Female Genital Mutilation Plotline
    Girls & Women

    Popular British TV Drama to Feature Female Genital Mutilation Plotline

    Jan. 18, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I thought this would be a fascinating story." Read more

  • Article: This Dynamic Duo Is Riding Bikes for Girls’ Education
    Education

    This Dynamic Duo Is Riding Bamboo Bikes for Girls’ Education

    By Krista Watson|July 27, 2016

    These two are taking a 2,700 mile bike ride for a good cause. Read more

  • Article: How 1 app is saving 100s of girls from child marriage
    Girls & Women

    How 1 app is saving 100s of girls from child marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|May 6, 2016

    Girls who have control over their bodies and future go on to make great contributions to society. Read more

  • Article: 11-year-old girl just landed a sweet multi-million dollar lemonade deal with Whole Foods – and it helps bees
    Environment

    11-year-old girl just landed a sweet multi-million dollar lemonade deal with Whole Foods – and it helps bees

    By Gina Darnaud |March 30, 2016

    You won’t bee-lieve that this girl is serving something sweet AND saving honeybees. Read more

  • Article: Is this 4 month old the youngest student to attend university?
    Girls & Women

    Is this 4 month old the youngest student to attend university?

    By Katherine Curtiss |March 23, 2016

    Yes, that is a professor of sports psychology cradling a baby during an entire lecture. Read more