#Women & Girls

  • Article: Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 13, 2020

    Gender-related crimes and murders are on the rise across the country. Read more

  • Article: The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Advocates say the bill is necessary to completely end stigma. Read more

  • Article: Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Muhamma is saving Kerala state’s largest lake one menstrual cup and reusable pad at a time. Read more

  • Article: Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Researchers found women without much contact with people outside their homes lack freedom. Read more

  • Article: 1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Community members acted fast after a young woman died in December. Read more

  • Article: UK Private School Told Girls University Is 'Not for Females': Report

    UK Private School Told Girls University Is 'Not for Females': Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Female students at Redstone Academy feel they are at a disadvantage compared to boys. Read more

  • Article: Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Women who can’t discuss their periods openly are more susceptible to health complications. Read more

  • Article: 'Little Miss Period' Is Tackling Menstruation Stigma in Japan

    'Little Miss Period' Is Tackling Menstruation Stigma in Japan

    By Brandon Wiggins|Dec. 17, 2019

    A new film based on a comic is getting people to talk about periods. Read more