#Women & Girls

  • Article: Iran Allows Women to Attend a Live Stadium Soccer Game for the First Time in 40 Years

    Iran Allows Women to Attend a Live Stadium Soccer Game for the First Time in 40 Years

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 9, 2019

    It is still unclear whether the ban is permanently lifted. Read more

  • Article: Alicia Keys Believes When Women Are Empowered, Communities Change

    Alicia Keys Believes When Women Are Empowered, Communities Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 10, 2019

    The R&B singer has dedicated her career to creating a world where everyone can thrive. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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