#Women and Girls

  • Article: Namibia's #MeToo Movement Is Using Social Media to Track Down Sexual Predators

    Namibia's #MeToo Movement Is Using Social Media to Track Down Sexual Predators

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 19, 2020

    The small country has a high rate of gender-based violence. Read more

  • Feature: This Non-Profit Is Using Photography to Speak Out Against Child Marriage

    This Non-Profit Is Using Photography to Speak Out Against Child Marriage

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Catherine Caruso|March 19, 2020

    Too Young to Wed aims to empower young girls everywhere. Read more

  • Article: FGM Affects More Countries Than Previous Estimates Suggest: Study

    FGM Affects More Countries Than Previous Estimates Suggest: Study

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 18, 2020

    FGM affects at least 92 countries, according to a study by Equality Now. Read more

  • Article: Lawmakers Are Facing Pressure to Criminalize Cyber Sexual Abuse

    Lawmakers Are Facing Pressure to Criminalize Cyber Sexual Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 16, 2020

    The legal position on digital sex abuse varies considerably around the world. Read more

  • Article: The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2020

    The players protested the sexist idea that women’s work is less valued than men’s. Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Slowly Closing Its Gender Pay Gap: Report

    Canada Is Slowly Closing Its Gender Pay Gap: Report

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 13, 2020

    But it could be some time before pay equality is achieved. Read more

  • Article: Activists in Saudi Arabia Could Serve 5 Years in Prison Just for Talking About Women’s Rights

    Activists in Saudi Arabia Could Serve 5 Years in Prison Just for Talking About Women’s Rights

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 12, 2020

    The country’s criminal court charged 10 activists for violating cyber-crime laws. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 12, 2020

    Nearly 10 cases of child abuse a day are reported in Pakistan. Read more