#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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 6, 2018

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

  • Article: Could the #MeToo Campaign Make Sextortion Illegal in the US?

    Could the #MeToo Campaign Make Sextortion Illegal in the US?

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 18, 2017

    High-profile sexual abuse cases could help make sexual extortion 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

    From Concern Worldwide|Sept. 5, 2016

    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 Girl Scores Record 72 Points In One Basketball Game

    High School Girl 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|Global Poverty Project|Aug. 17, 2015

    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

    From TakePart|July 29, 2015

    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