#girls

  • Article: This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride
    Girls & Women

    This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 1 in 4 girls in Kenya are married before they reach the legal age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax
    Water & Sanitation

    Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 7, 2018

    Tampons are no longer considered a "luxury item" in the state. Read more

  • Article: Rohingya Refugee Girls Were Sold Into Forced Labor, UN Says
    Girls & Women

    Rohingya Refugee Girls Were Sold Into Forced Labor, UN Says

    Oct. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The International Organization for Migration has identified scores of human trafficking cases. Read more

  • Article: Tampon Tax Finally Axed in Australia
    Girls & Women

    Tampon Tax Finally Axed in Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 9, 2018

    Menstrual hygiene products were previously considered a “luxury” item and taxed at 10%. Read more

  • Article: After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children
    Girls & Women

    After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children

    July 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 100 cases of women being raped were reported daily in India in 2016. Read more

  • Article: The World May Miss Its Goal of Ending Child Marriage by 2030
    Girls & Women

    The World May Miss Its Goal of Ending Child Marriage by 2030

    June 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Extreme weather in countries like Bangladesh and Mali have put more girls at risk of child marriage. Read more

  • Article: Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds
    Girls & Women

    Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds

    By Daniele Selby|May 15, 2018

    Gender discriminatory attitudes lead to neglectful behavior that can be deadly. Read more

  • Article: 17 Amazing Tweets on International Women’s Day
    Girls & Women

    17 Amazing Tweets on International Women’s Day

    By David Brand|March 8, 2018

    Women and girls around the world are championing equal pay and an end to gender violence. Read more