#girls

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

    NASA Just Announced Its First-Ever All-Female Spacewalk

    From Voice of America|March 7, 2019

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

  • Article: Serena Williams Narrated This Powerful Ad During the Oscars and It Hit Everyone in the Feelings

    Serena Williams Narrated This Powerful Ad During the Oscars and It Hit Everyone in the Feelings

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 25, 2019

    “So if they want to call you crazy, fine. Show them what crazy can do.” Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak

    Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak

    From Voice of America|Feb. 25, 2019

    There have been about 853 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August Read more

  • Article: New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 18, 2019

    Black women are twice as likely to feel pressured to straighten their hair than white women. Read more

  • Article: Violence, Fraud, and Sexism Block Nigerian Women From Voting

    Violence, Fraud, and Sexism Block Nigerian Women From Voting

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 15, 2019

    Women were attacked and forced to forfeit their spots in line to men at the polls last year. Read more

  • Article: Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate

    Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 13, 2019

    The new Barbie line includes dolls who use wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs. Read more

  • Article: After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 13, 2019

    Nearly 10,500 girls in Jordan were married before reaching their 18th birthdays in 2017. Read more

  • Article: 7 Grammy-Winning Artists Who Have Stood Up for Girls & Women

    7 Grammy-Winning Artists Who Have Stood Up for Girls & Women

    By Sophie Maes  and  Jerica Deck|Feb. 7, 2019

    These superstars are breaking boundaries and empowering women and girls around the world. Read more