#Girls Education

  • Feature: 'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2019

    Tammy Monteiro was married at 16 in Massachusetts. Marriage before 18 is still legal there today. Read more

  • Article: How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 2, 2019

    Advancing gender equality and empowering women could add $12 trillion to the global economy. Read more

  • Article: Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most
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    Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 14, 2019

    Education Cannot Wait and UNRWA set up a new program to invest in their futures. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.

    Tanzania Ruled Child Marriage Illegal 3 Years Ago. Now It's Trying to Reinstate It.

    By Daniele Selby|July 26, 2019

    Activists are fighting to ensure the ban remains in place and is finally enforced. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.

    Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    “Any pregnant girl who wants to learn is welcome at our school,” he said. Read more

  • Article: Indian State Reserves College Spots for Trafficking Survivors

    Indian State Reserves College Spots for Trafficking Survivors

    July 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Over 23,100 human trafficking victims were rescued in 2016 in India, of which 60% were children. Read more

  • Article: France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    July 8, 2019|Voice of America

    France's president is pushing to increase education and economic opportunities for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Period Pain Causes 20% of Young Girls Around the World to Miss School, Study Says

    Period Pain Causes 20% of Young Girls Around the World to Miss School, Study Says

    By Sushmita Roy|July 5, 2019

    Nearly 41% of girls reported decreased performance or lowered concentration in classroom. Read more