#Girls & women

  • Article: 400,000 Syrian Refugee Children in Turkey Aren’t in School After War

    400,000 Syrian Refugee Children in Turkey Aren’t in School After War

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 20, 2017

    "There is still a very real risk of a 'lost generation' of Syrian children." Read more

  • Article: These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt

    These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Jan. 9, 2017

    In Egypt, 17% of girls get married before the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: India’s Acid Attack Victims Are Helping Each Other Thrive

    India’s Acid Attack Victims Are Helping Each Other Thrive

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 3, 2016

    "If an attack happens of any kind, it is always the woman who incurs the blame." Read more

  • Article: 9 Groups Making It Easier for Women to Be Coders

    9 Groups Making It Easier for Women to Be Coders

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Aug. 5, 2016

    Fixing the future one programmer at a time. Read more

  • Article: 12 Female Activists You Didn’t Know Are Changing the World

    12 Female Activists You Didn’t Know Are Changing the World

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|July 13, 2016

    They’re doing everything from protecting the environment to ending child marriage. Read more

  • Article: French Women Post Body Hair Photos Because It’s Completely Normal

    French Women Post Body Hair Photos Because It’s Completely Normal

    By Joe McCarthy|July 13, 2016

    It’s time to remove the stigma. Read more

  • Article: It’s 2016, and Female Doctors Are Paid Less Than Male Doctors

    It’s 2016, and Female Doctors Are Paid Less Than Male Doctors

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|July 12, 2016

    It’s a problem that covers the globe. Read more

  • Article: Marry or Impregnate a Child in Tanzania and Get 30 Years in Jail

    Marry or Impregnate a Child in Tanzania and Get 30 Years in Jail

    By Joe McCarthy|July 5, 2016

    The government is serious about empowering girls. Read more