#WD2019

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Environment

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    ImpactHealth

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    '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
    Girls & Women

    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