#Women and Girls

  • Article: Women Now Make Up 50% of the New South Wales Shadow Cabinet in Historic First
    Girls & Women

    Women Now Make Up 50% of the New South Wales Shadow Cabinet in Historic First

    By Madeleine Keck|July 9, 2019

    Women will also hold three of the party’s four most senior positions. Read more

  • Article: Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones
    Girls & Women

    Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    June 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Charity organizations are calling for a more "feminist" approach to foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 6 Australian Women Experience Physical or Sexual Abuse Before Age 15, Report Finds
    Girls & Women

    1 in 6 Australian Women Experience Physical or Sexual Abuse Before Age 15, Report Finds

    By Madeleine Keck|June 6, 2019

    The new report sheds light on groups vulnerable to family, domestic, and sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: Sex Workers in Malawi Are Becoming Health Workers and Fighting HIV/AIDS
    Health

    Sex Workers in Malawi Are Becoming Health Workers and Fighting HIV/AIDS

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 20, 2019

    “Empowering sex workers with knowledge and prevention methods is key to protecting their health.” Read more

  • Article: In Ethiopia, Mothers Bear the Weight of the Water Crisis
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    In Ethiopia, Mothers Bear the Weight of the Water Crisis

    By Melanie Mendrys|May 10, 2019|Water.org

    Women walk more than three hours to collect water. Read more

  • Article: This South African Painter’s Art Lifts Up the Voices of Marginalised Women
    Girls & Women

    This South African Painter’s Art Lifts Up the Voices of Marginalised Women

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    Kilmany-Jo Liversage’s work is a feminist protest against gender inequality and discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Rachel Brosnahan Wants Us to Put Girls' Education First
    AdvocacyEducation

    Rachel Brosnahan Wants Us to Put Girls' Education First

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 15, 2019

    “Women are limited only by the possibility of what they can achieve.” Read more

  • Article: Emma Watson Just Shared an Anti-FGM Video You Need to See
    Girls & Women

    Emma Watson Just Shared an Anti-FGM Video You Need to See

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2019

    The charity made one of Watson’s “favourite campaign videos ever” — and you have to see it. Read more