#Girls Education

  • Article: Rachel Brosnahan Wants Us to Put Girls' Education First
    AdvocacyEducation

    Rachel Brosnahan Wants Us to Put Girls' Education First

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 15, 2019

    “Women are limited only by the possibility of what they can achieve.” Read more

  • Article: Girls in Providence’s Public Schools Can Now Use Period Products for Free
    Girls & Women

    Girls in Providence’s Public Schools Can Now Use Period Products for Free

    By Sushmita Roy|Feb. 22, 2019

    One in 5 girls in the US have missed school because they couldn’t afford period products. Read more

  • Video: Why the Woman Who Inspired Black Girls Code Is Optimistic About the Future of Technology
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    Why the Woman Who Inspired Black Girls Code Is Optimistic About the Future of Technology

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 22, 2019|HP Inc.

    As a child Kai Morton was the only black girl at her computer camp. Today, she’s a trailblazer. Read more

  • Article: Why This Rwandan Student Wants to Become an Electrical Engineer
    Education

    Why This Rwandan Student Wants to Become an Electrical Engineer

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 17, 2019

    Diane hopes to become an electrical engineer and return to Rwanda to help her community. Read more

  • Article: This Teen Is Fighting Period Poverty Across the UK
    Girls & Women

    This Teen Is Fighting Period Poverty Across the UK

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 9, 2019

    One in 10 young women in the UK cannot afford period products. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests

    By Carmen Singer|Jan. 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Critics say the compulsory tests, meant to help protect girls, are demeaning. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'

    Dec. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Kenya criminalised FGM in 2011 with a minimum punishment of three years in prison and a $2,000 fine. Read more

  • Article: This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award
    Girls & Women

    This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 13, 2018

    Rebeca Gyumi will receive the UN’s 2018 Human Rights Prize. Read more