#women and girls

  • Article: These 'Mighty Girls' Books Are Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Indonesia

    These 'Mighty Girls' Books Are Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Indonesia

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 10, 2019

    From fighting pollution to standing up to stereotypes, these books are challenging social norms. Read more

  • Article: South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Takes on Period Stigma With New Chatbot

    South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Takes on Period Stigma With New Chatbot

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 20, 2019

    “You don’t have to hide just because you are on your period,” Madjozi said. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Sexual Harassment Law Lacks Impact Due to President's Conduct, Critics Say

    Philippines Sexual Harassment Law Lacks Impact Due to President's Conduct, Critics Say

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 16, 2019

    Due to Duterte's past behavior, critics believe civilians will not take the new law seriously. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Empowering Girls and Women in Kenya Through Education

    This Activist Is Empowering Girls and Women in Kenya Through Education

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Qabale Duba is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award winner. Read more

  • Article: Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 21, 2019

    A new program provides jobs for women in Zanzibar and electricity to poor families. Read more

  • Article: Uber's New Feature Improves Safety for Female Drivers in Saudi Arabia

    Uber's New Feature Improves Safety for Female Drivers in Saudi Arabia

    By Lindsay Powers|April 17, 2019

    The ride-hailing app has rolled out a promising new feature. Read more

  • Article: Most Pregnancies Last 9 Months. Why Is the Deadliness of Childbirth Still Taking Us by Surprise?
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    Most Pregnancies Last 9 Months. Why Is the Deadliness of Childbirth Still Taking Us by Surprise?

    From Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance|March 8, 2019

    Vaccines help to dramatically reduce maternal and neonatal deaths. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5 Years of Schooling

    Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5 Years of Schooling

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    In Pakistan and Nigeria these girls are only receiving one year of education. Read more