#Women and Girls

  • Article: A Third of the World’s Girls Lack Access to Education: Report

    A Third of the World’s Girls Lack Access to Education: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 21, 2020

    Public education budgets disproportionately support richer children. Read more

  • Article: James Van Der Beek Is Working to End Period Poverty for Teenage Girls

    James Van Der Beek Is Working to End Period Poverty for Teenage Girls

    By Catherine Caruso|P&G|Jan. 21, 2020

    The “Dawson’s Creek” star has teamed up with Always to donate 1.5 million pads to those in need. Read more

  • Article: Less Than 5% of Girls in This Pakistani District Attend Middle School

    Less Than 5% of Girls in This Pakistani District Attend Middle School

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 14, 2020

    Pakistan is rated as one of the worst countries in the world in terms of access to education. Read more

  • Article: 1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 13, 2020

    Nearly 34,000 incidents of rape were reported in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Human Rights Advocates Demand Policy Change in Cyprus After British Teen Gets Prison Sentence for Dropping Rape Charges

    Human Rights Advocates Demand Policy Change in Cyprus After British Teen Gets Prison Sentence for Dropping Rape Charges

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 7, 2020

    The woman was sentenced to four months in jail, suspended for three years. Read more

  • Article: Michelle Williams Delivers Empowering Golden Globes Speech About Women's Rights

    Michelle Williams Delivers Empowering Golden Globes Speech About Women's Rights

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 6, 2020

    Access to reproductive health services is a proven way of reducing poverty. Read more

  • Article: How Safe Spaces Are Helping to Prevent Child Marriage in Sierra Leone

    How Safe Spaces Are Helping to Prevent Child Marriage in Sierra Leone

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    In Sierra Leone, nearly 40% of girls are married before age 18. Read more

  • Article: These Are the Women Lighting Up Clinics in Sierra Leone With Solar Power

    These Are the Women Lighting Up Clinics in Sierra Leone With Solar Power

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    In Sierra Leone, women sometimes give birth without electricity. Read more