#Women and Girls

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

  • Article: Michigan Judge Dismisses Charges in Historic FGM Case
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Judge Dismisses Charges in Historic FGM Case

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 21, 2018

    In the US, more than 500,000 women and girls have experienced or are at risk of FGM. Read more

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Carmen Singer|Nov. 20, 2018

    Here’s how girls like Mestawet Mekuria are empowered to control their own lives. Read more

  • Article: FIFA Wants Iran to Lift Its Ban on Women in Stadiums
    Girls & Women

    FIFA Wants Iran to Lift Its Ban on Women in Stadiums

    Nov. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Iran has long barred women from attending male soccer matches. Read more