#Girls & women

  • Article: How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms

    How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 29, 2019

    More than 500 classrooms are scheduled to be built out of recovered plastic. Read more

  • Article: This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time

    This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 10, 2018

    Lack of sanitary pads makes girls more vulnerable to violence, poverty, and more. Read more

  • Feature: Millions of Kids Could Be Denied Education if Trump’s Budget Cuts Go Through
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    Millions of Kids Could Be Denied Education if Trump’s Budget Cuts Go Through

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 28, 2017

    From Laos to Ukraine, an entire generation may be lost. Read more

  • Article: Girl Scouts Add a New Leadership Goal — Cybersecurity

    Girl Scouts Add a New Leadership Goal — Cybersecurity

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|June 22, 2017

    In 2016, 11% of cybersecurity experts were women. Read more

  • Article: 12 Girls Created a Solar-Powered Tent to Tackle Homelessness

    12 Girls Created a Solar-Powered Tent to Tackle Homelessness

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|June 15, 2017

    "You're learning new things you've never even heard of or even thought of.” Read more

  • Article: Undercover Video Shows Girl, 14, Married Off to Man 20 Years Older in Australia

    Undercover Video Shows Girl, 14, Married Off to Man 20 Years Older in Australia

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|May 22, 2017

    Child marriage was legal in Australia until 2013. Read more

  • Article: Two Thirds of Middle Eastern Men Think Women Belong at Home: Study

    Two Thirds of Middle Eastern Men Think Women Belong at Home: Study

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 3, 2017

    "It is not just men who uphold the patriarchy, women buy into a lot of these attitudes as well." Read more

  • Article: Women in Hollywood Just Hit a New Record – But It's Not All Good News

    Women in Hollywood Just Hit a New Record – But It's Not All Good News

    By James O'Hare|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 22, 2017

    From fighting the Empire to building rocket ships, 2016 was a good year for the leading ladies. Read more