#Women & Girls

  • Article: Annie Lennox, Ed Sheeran, and More Team Up to Get Everyone on Board With Feminism
    Girls & Women

    Annie Lennox, Ed Sheeran, and More Team Up to Get Everyone on Board With Feminism

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 7, 2019

    The two musicians shared a new video for International Women’s Day. Read more

  • Article: Emma Watson, Nadia Murad, and More Will Advise G7 Countries on Women’s Rights
    Girls & Women

    Emma Watson, Nadia Murad, and More Will Advise G7 Countries on Women’s Rights

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Feb. 20, 2019

    France is making gender equality the 2019 priority for leading nations. Read more

  • Article: This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools
    Water & Sanitation

    This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 12, 2019

    Her state's senate will vote on free menstrual products in New Hampshire schools this week. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Promotes ‘Curvy Women’ as Tourist Attraction, Sparks Outrage
    Girls & Women

    Uganda Promotes ‘Curvy Women’ as Tourist Attraction, Sparks Outrage

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|Feb. 7, 2019

    “They are objectifying us and reducing women to nothing.” Read more

  • Article: Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls
    Girls & Women

    Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2019

    Janie’s House will help 14 women and girls at a time. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Julie Ngalle|Jan. 18, 2019

    The country’s health ministry announced they don't need signed consent for childbirth procedures. Read more

  • Article: Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return
    Education

    Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 17, 2019

    But now they’re missing out on exams. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'
    Girls & Women

    Nepal Officials Reaffirm Goal to Destroy Deadly 'Period Huts'

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 14, 2019

    Punishment for forcing women to live in poor conditions while menstruating is becoming more severe. Read more