#Girls

  • Article: Nigerian Choreographer Seyi Oluyole Is Using Dance to Help Children Stay in School

    Nigerian Choreographer Seyi Oluyole Is Using Dance to Help Children Stay in School

    By Akindare Okunola|June 27, 2020

    Dreamcatchers Academy founder Oluyole and her dancers just joined Global Goal: Unite for Our Future. Read more

  • Article: All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    By Akindare Okunola|June 16, 2020

    Governors also called on all states to immediately launch sex offender registries. Read more

  • Article: More Than 600 Pakistani Girls And Women Sold as Brides to China

    More Than 600 Pakistani Girls And Women Sold as Brides to China

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 5, 2019

    “No one is doing anything to help these girls.” Read more

  • Article: Tasmania Will Finally Change Sexual Abuse ‘Gag’ Laws Following Years of Survivor-Led Appeals

    Tasmania Will Finally Change Sexual Abuse ‘Gag’ Laws Following Years of Survivor-Led Appeals

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 23, 2019

    “Without my name or my face, it is not my story. It is just my words.” Read more

  • Article: British Activist Nimco Ali Launches Global Bid to Ban FGM in Every Country by 2030

    British Activist Nimco Ali Launches Global Bid to Ban FGM in Every Country by 2030

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 25, 2019

    She's calling on all countries to unite to protect 68 million at-risk by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Suffer Sexual Harassment

    Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Suffer Sexual Harassment

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 4, 2019

    Girls want to become leaders, but expect harassment and sexism when they get there. Read more

  • Article: Barbie's New Lineup Features Journalists, Photographers, Activists, and More

    Barbie's New Lineup Features Journalists, Photographers, Activists, and More

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|March 6, 2019

    It’s toy company Mattel’s largest lineup of global female role models. Read more

  • Article: 30 Female World Leaders Just Teamed Up to Stop the 'Erosion' of Women's Rights

    30 Female World Leaders Just Teamed Up to Stop the 'Erosion' of Women's Rights

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 28, 2019

    A new group is pressing governments and societies to step up for equal rights. Read more