#women and girls

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

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

    Sept. 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    July 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    May 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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?

    March 8, 2019|Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

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

  • Article: Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

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