#WD2019

  • Article: Women Spend Up to 10 Times More Time on Unpaid Care Than Men: Report

    Women Spend Up to 10 Times More Time on Unpaid Care Than Men: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 6, 2019

    No country sees men doing 50% of unpaid care. Read more

  • Article: 5 Apps That Champion Gender Equality Around the World

    5 Apps That Champion Gender Equality Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 6, 2019

    Women Deliver’s “Appy Hour” showcased 18 apps working to advance progress for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Bans Single-Use Plastics From Beaches and Parks

    Kenya Bans Single-Use Plastics From Beaches and Parks

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 6, 2019

    The law goes into effect June 2020 and is one of Kenya’s many efforts to clean up the environment. Read more

  • Article: 60% of Young Women Feel They Have to Work Harder Than Men to Earn Respect: Report

    60% of Young Women Feel They Have to Work Harder Than Men to Earn Respect: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 5, 2019

    Plan International released its findings at the Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. Read more

  • Article: Canada Just Made a Massive Commitment to Women and Children's Health and Reproductive Rights
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    Canada Just Made a Massive Commitment to Women and Children's Health and Reproductive Rights

    By Jonah Kanter|June 4, 2019

    This historic pledge is in response to the actions of over 36,000 Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Face Unwanted Touching and Unfair Treatment

    Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Face Unwanted Touching and Unfair Treatment

    June 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: 'Canadian Genocide': Report Seeks Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    'Canadian Genocide': Report Seeks Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 3, 2019

    The inquiry gathered over 2,000 testimonies from around the country. Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Now the Largest Funder of Women's Rights Organizations in the World

    Canada Is Now the Largest Funder of Women's Rights Organizations in the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 3, 2019

    Minister Monsef said a new fund makes Canada the top investor in women’s rights organizations. Read more