#girls

  • Article: Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.
    Education

    Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    In Pakistan and Nigeria these girls are only receiving one year of education. Read more

  • Article: At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery
    Girls & Women

    At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 23, 2019

    NAPTIP says that they are in “slave-like conditions.” Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Campus Rape Victims Seek Justice
    Girls & Women

    Indonesian Campus Rape Victims Seek Justice

    Jan. 23, 2019|Voice of America

    Filing police report could possibly backfire, criminalizing the victim. Read more

  • 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