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  • Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment
    Girls & Women

    This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    Less than 2% of foundation funds in the US are allocated toward curbing gender-based violence. Read more

  • Article: George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed
    Girls & Women

    George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed

    March 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They are launching a project that tracks which countries use courtrooms to oppress minorities Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India
    Girls & Women

    Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The number of crimes against women reported to police in India rose by 83% from 2007 to 2016. Read more

  • Article: The First Person on Mars Will 'Likely' Be a Woman, NASA Head Says
    Girls & Women

    The First Person on Mars Will 'Likely' Be a Woman, NASA Head Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|March 13, 2019

    A NASA administrator also said the next person on the moon will 'absolutely' be a woman. Read more

  • Article: NYC Will Add 4 Statues of Trailblazing Women to Help Close a Little-Known Gender Gap
    Girls & Women

    NYC Will Add 4 Statues of Trailblazing Women to Help Close a Little-Known Gender Gap

    By Jerica Deck|March 8, 2019

    There are currently only five statues of historic women in New York City. Read more

  • Article: NASA Just Announced Its First-Ever All-Female Spacewalk
    Girls & Women

    NASA Just Announced Its First-Ever All-Female Spacewalk

    March 7, 2019|Voice of America

    The spacewalk will include Anne McClain, Christina Koch, and flight controller Kristen Facciol. Read more