#Girls & Women

  • Article: British Schoolgirl 'Scared' to Go to School on Her Period After Teachers Wouldn't Let Her Use the Loo
    Water & Sanitation

    British Schoolgirl 'Scared' to Go to School on Her Period After Teachers Wouldn't Let Her Use the Loo

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 15, 2019

    She was reportedly left bleeding through her clothes on two separate occasions. Read more

  • Article: Girls Are More Likely to Die in Countries Where Gender Inequality Persists
    Girls & Women

    Girls Are More Likely to Die in Countries Where Gender Inequality Persists

    By Joanna Prisco|Nov. 1, 2018

    In countries with high instances of unequal treatment, young girls are at risk. Read more

  • Article: Teen Girls and Boys Don't Have Equal Access to Mobile Phones Worldwide
    Girls & Women

    Teen Girls and Boys Don't Have Equal Access to Mobile Phones Worldwide

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Oct. 25, 2018

    Many parents discriminate against their daughters when it comes to cellphone use. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Was Recruited Aged 10 by an Armed Group in South Sudan
    Girls & Women

    This Girl Was Recruited Aged 10 by an Armed Group in South Sudan

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 22, 2018

    Grace* was abducted by opposition forces, along with her mother and younger sister. Read more

  • Article: IBM Wants to Use AI to Stop Human Trafficking Before It Occurs
    Citizenship

    IBM Wants to Use AI to Stop Human Trafficking Before It Occurs

    Oct. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Data hub will collect info on money movement and compare it to ways that traffickers move money. Read more

  • Article: Quebec Law Could Force Women Who Wear Hijabs Out of Jobs
    Girls & Women

    Quebec Law Could Force Women Who Wear Hijabs Out of Jobs

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 17, 2018

    The government wants to outlaw religious garb. Read more

  • Article: A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa
    Girls & Women

    A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 25, 2018

    Sibulele Sibaca was orphaned at 16 by HIV — so she launched a foundation to support other girls. Read more

  • Article: This 9-Year-Old South African Author Has a Message We All Need to Hear
    Education

    This 9-Year-Old South African Author Has a Message We All Need to Hear

    By Mbali Kgame|Aug. 31, 2018

    The sky’s the limit for Michelle Nkamankeng, and she's on a mission to change the world. Read more