#Women and Girls

  • 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|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

  • Article: Private Companies Can Improve Health Care for Women and Children. Here's How.
    Health

    Private Companies Can Improve Health Care for Women and Children. Here's How.

    By Diana Duong|Nov. 5, 2018

    The private sector works on everything from developing medication to shipping it around the world. Read more

  • Article: Sexual Education Is Key to Achieving Gender Equality and Global Health for All
    AdvocacyHealth

    Sexual Education Is Key to Achieving Gender Equality and Global Health for All

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Nov. 5, 2018

    Education means empowerment. Read more