#Women and Girls

  • Article: Women Artists Take Over Brisbane for the City’s Largest Display of Female Street Art

    Women Artists Take Over Brisbane for the City’s Largest Display of Female Street Art

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 23, 2019

    Australian female artists are paid 25% less than their male equivalents. Read more

  • Article: A Radical New Website Is Putting the Spotlight on Australian Female STEM Leaders

    A Radical New Website Is Putting the Spotlight on Australian Female STEM Leaders

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 7, 2019

    The online directory displays the range of scientific talent in Australia. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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