#Women and Girls

  • 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

  • Article: Indian Girls Forced Into Sex Work Despite Ban on Religious Ritual
    Girls & Women

    Indian Girls Forced Into Sex Work Despite Ban on Religious Ritual

    Jan. 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The girls involved are usually from the lower-caste Dalit community. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Will Remove Sexist Page From School Textbook in Win for Girls' Rights
    Girls & Women

    Malaysia Will Remove Sexist Page From School Textbook in Win for Girls' Rights

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 18, 2019

    Sexual education is key to advancing gender equality. Read more

  • Article: Indian Fathers of Child Brides Are Trapped in Debt Due to Wedding Costs
    Girls & Women

    Indian Fathers of Child Brides Are Trapped in Debt Due to Wedding Costs

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Despite being illegal, nearly 27% of girls get married before they turn 18 in India. Read more