#Girls & Women

  • Article: 3 Things Africa Needs to Do Right Now to Stop COVID-19 Turning Into a Humanitarian Crisis

    3 Things Africa Needs to Do Right Now to Stop COVID-19 Turning Into a Humanitarian Crisis

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 31, 2020

    Africa has a “very good window of opportunity” to take action. Read more

  • Article: These South African Women Are Turning a Litter Problem Into Community-Wide Empowerment
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    These South African Women Are Turning a Litter Problem Into Community-Wide Empowerment

    From Beautiful News|Oct. 25, 2019

    “Growing up, littering was normal.” Read more

  • Article: Kenya Kicks Off Mass HPV Vaccination Drive to Protect Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    Kenya Kicks Off Mass HPV Vaccination Drive to Protect Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    From Voice of America|Oct. 23, 2019

    The East Africa region has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world. Read more

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

    This Cafe Is Brewing Hope for Nepal's Trafficking Survivors

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 5, 2019

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 16, 2019

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 4, 2019

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