#Women & Girls

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Wipe Out Global Gains in Equality for Women at Work

    COVID-19 Could Wipe Out Global Gains in Equality for Women at Work

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 1, 2020

    "In contrast to previous crises, women’s employment is at greater risk than men’s." Read more

  • Article: Rape Conviction Rates Rise 75% in Sweden After Change in the Law

    Rape Conviction Rates Rise 75% in Sweden After Change in the Law

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 1, 2020

    The country changed the legal definition of rape to sex without consent. Read more

  • Article: See How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted 3 Girls Across the Globe

    See How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted 3 Girls Across the Globe

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 29, 2020

    Global Citizen shared their stories in collaboration with GlobalGirl Media. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Women and Girls Is Up Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean Due to COVID-19

    Violence Against Women and Girls Is Up Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean Due to COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 24, 2020

    Plan International USA released data that shows domestic violence complaints are rising. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Disproportionately Impacts Black Mothers in the US, New Research Shows

    Climate Change Disproportionately Impacts Black Mothers in the US, New Research Shows

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 22, 2020

    Higher temperatures and pollution are both linked to premature, underweight, and stillborn deaths. Read more

  • Article: Alicia Keys, Cardi B, and More Join Campaign Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor

    Alicia Keys, Cardi B, and More Join Campaign Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 11, 2020

    Police killed the 26-year-old Black woman in her sleep. #SayHerName Read more

  • Article: 5 Organisations Supporting the Fight Against Sexual Violence in Nigeria

    5 Organisations Supporting the Fight Against Sexual Violence in Nigeria

    By Akindare Okunola|June 11, 2020

    These Nigerian organisations are driving impact across issues connected to sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    From The World Bank Group|June 10, 2020

    The Académie Française has ruled that COVID is feminine. So how can women and girls turn the tide? Read more