#Women & Girls

  • Article: Resilient Pakistani Women Are Front and Center in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's New Film
    Girls & Women

    Resilient Pakistani Women Are Front and Center in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's New Film

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 5, 2019

    Freedom Fighters is a window into the country’s fight for gender equality. Read more

  • Article: This Indian Minister Wants to Make Public Transportation Free for Women
    Girls & Women

    This Indian Minister Wants to Make Public Transportation Free for Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 4, 2019

    Delhi residents question how it will affect safety. Read more

  • Article: US House Votes to Recognize FGM as a Human Rights Violation
    Girls & Women

    US House Votes to Recognize FGM as a Human Rights Violation

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 23, 2019

    The bipartisan resolution denouncing female genital mutilation passed 393 to 0. Read more

  • Article: Women Factory Workers in Vietnam Face High Levels of Sexual Abuse: Report
    Girls & Women

    Women Factory Workers in Vietnam Face High Levels of Sexual Abuse: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2019

    Labor advocates are calling on corporations to stand up for better conditions. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Jails 12 More Women's Rights Advocates
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Jails 12 More Women's Rights Advocates

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 5, 2019

    Amid international pressure to stop targeting activists, the country cracked down. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Temporarily Frees 3 Women's Rights Activists
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Temporarily Frees 3 Women's Rights Activists

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 29, 2019

    Human rights advocates urge the international community to continue campaigning. Read more

  • Article: Michael Sheen Is Destroying Period Stigma With #Pads4Dads
    Water & Sanitation

    Michael Sheen Is Destroying Period Stigma With #Pads4Dads

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 19, 2019

    “Let’s not leave dads out of the bloody conversation.” Read more

  • Article: Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day
    Finance & Innovation

    Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2019

    The reduced rate is meant to highlight Germany’s gender pay gap. Read more