#women empowerment

  • Article: Malaysia Just Elected Its First Female Top Judge
    Girls & Women

    Malaysia Just Elected Its First Female Top Judge

    May 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women rights groups hope to tackle low conviction rates in domestic violence and rape cases. Read more

  • Article: The US Constitution Doesn't Explicitly Include Women's Rights. Activists Are Now Demanding Change.
    Girls & Women

    The US Constitution Doesn't Explicitly Include Women's Rights. Activists Are Now Demanding Change.

    By Sushmita Roy|May 1, 2019

    The Equal Rights Amendment would enshrine equal rights for women in the Constitution. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia's Book Investigation Prompts Outrage Among Muslim Women's Rights Activists
    Girls & Women

    Malaysia's Book Investigation Prompts Outrage Among Muslim Women's Rights Activists

    April 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    This seems to follow the ongoing effort to regulate women's attires. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Women's Rights Activist Who Helped Overturn Driving Ban Can't Go Home
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women's Rights Activist Who Helped Overturn Driving Ban Can't Go Home

    April 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In the meantime, she is taking a road trip across the US to raise awareness. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Just Appointed Its First Female Ambassador to the US
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Just Appointed Its First Female Ambassador to the US

    By Sushmita Roy|Feb. 25, 2019

    A women's rights advocate, Princess Reema takes the position as all eyes are on the country. Read more

  • Article: Garment Workers in India Take to the Radio to Demand Their Rights
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    Garment Workers in India Take to the Radio to Demand Their Rights

    Feb. 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Workers are speaking out against poor working conditions and treatment. Read more

  • Article: Women Aren't a Priority for Nearly Half of US and Canadian Companies: Report
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    Women Aren't a Priority for Nearly Half of US and Canadian Companies: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 5, 2018

    Companies talk the talk, but they don’t walk the walk. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Marching 3,800km to Make India Safer for Women
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Is Marching 3,800km to Make India Safer for Women

    By Asmita Joshi|March 7, 2018

    Srishti Bakshi is on a mission to empower women. Read more