#girls & women

  • Article: 6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    July 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In most cases, the ritual was carried out abroad on women born overseas. Read more

  • Article: Sexual Extortion Is Legal in the US, But the #MeToo Campaign Could Change That

    Sexual Extortion Is Legal in the US, But the #MeToo Campaign Could Change That

    Oct. 18, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Could high profile sexual abuse cases make sextortion illegal? Read more

  • Article: Former Traditional Birth Attendants Are Saving Mothers and Babies in Sierra Leone

    Former Traditional Birth Attendants Are Saving Mothers and Babies in Sierra Leone

    Sept. 5, 2016|Concern Worldwide

    A rebirth for traditional birth attendants. Read more

  • Article: Girls are telling world leaders what they really, really want

    Girls are telling world leaders what they really, really want

    By Krista Watson|July 6, 2016

    Video set to Spice Girls’ ‘Wannabe’ carries a positive message. Read more

  • Article: High school Superwoman scores record 72 points in one basketball game

    High school Superwoman scores record 72 points in one basketball game

    By Katherine Curtiss |March 1, 2016

    Kyrse Gondrezick is proof positive of the power of women. Read more

  • Article: How Turkey could change the lives of 100 million women

    How Turkey could change the lives of 100 million women

    By Alison Shea  and  Lewit Gemeda|Aug. 17, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    This year's G20 summit has the potential to change lives. Read more

  • Article: Will educate girls for food: a plan to fight poverty and illiteracy is helping Egypt

    Will educate girls for food: a plan to fight poverty and illiteracy is helping Egypt

    July 29, 2015|TakePart

    Every month they go to school, they bring home rations that their families can rely on. Read more

  • Article: A Little Free Library in every yard

    A Little Free Library in every yard

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2015

    Books, books everywhere! Read more