#women and girls

  • Article: Nobel-Winning Yazidi Survivor Demands Justice for Women Raped in Vietnam War
    Girls & Women

    Nobel-Winning Yazidi Survivor Demands Justice for Women Raped in Vietnam War

    Jan. 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The rape of women in past and present conflicts has increasingly come into the spotlight. Read more

  • Article: This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride
    Girls & Women

    This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 1 in 4 girls in Kenya are married before they reach the legal age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Is Saudi Arabia on the Road to Ending Child Marriage?
    Girls & Women

    Is Saudi Arabia on the Road to Ending Child Marriage?

    Jan. 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children married young are more likely to leave school, face domestic abuse, and live in poverty. Read more

  • Article: 10-Year-Old Girl Dies After Genital Cutting in Sierra Leone
    Girls & Women

    10-Year-Old Girl Dies After Genital Cutting in Sierra Leone

    Dec. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A local activist said 67 other girls have been initiated and are awaiting medical examination. Read more

  • Article: Congo's Worst Ebola Outbreak Risks Spreading — and Women Are the Most Affected
    Health

    Congo's Worst Ebola Outbreak Risks Spreading — and Women Are the Most Affected

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 14, 2018

    The outbreak is expected to last for at least six months. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage in the US Still Exists, and This Coalition Wants to End It
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage in the US Still Exists, and This Coalition Wants to End It

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 12, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in 48 states in the US. Read more

  • Article: 7 Ways to Take Action on World Children's Day
    Citizenship

    7 Ways to Take Action on World Children's Day

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 20, 2018

    Help kids around the world. Read more

  • Article: Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax
    Water & Sanitation

    Nevada Just Got Rid of Its Tampon Tax

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 7, 2018

    Tampons are no longer considered a "luxury item" in the state. Read more