#Girls & Women

  • Article: This Cafe Is Brewing Hope for Nepal's Trafficking Survivors

    This Cafe Is Brewing Hope for Nepal's Trafficking Survivors

    Sept. 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Maiti Cafe aims to end the stigma survivors often face in Nepal's conservative society. 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: 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: Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    July 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Just two people have been convicted since Britain banned forced marriage in 2014. Read more

  • Article: Kenya's President Vows to Push for More Women in Power, Tackle Child Marriage, and End FGM

    Kenya's President Vows to Push for More Women in Power, Tackle Child Marriage, and End FGM

    June 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Compulsory schooling, for example, would help boost girls' opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Despite the valuable service reclaimers provide, they are stigmatised. Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    May 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls were armed with brooms and put on the frontlines, say charities. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 22, 2019

    Cases of child rape have tripled between 2017 and 2018. Read more