#Women & Girls

  • Article: Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested
    Girls & Women

    Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    “Girls feel like they can’t say ‘no.’” Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Creating Safe Spaces and Economic Opportunities for Women in India
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This Activist Is Creating Safe Spaces and Economic Opportunities for Women in India

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Yogesh Kumar is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award winner. Read more

  • Article: Why Crowds Chanted These Powerful Words at the Women's World Cup Final
    Girls & Women

    Why Crowds Chanted These Powerful Words at the Women's World Cup Final

    By Daniele Selby|July 8, 2019

    The US women’s soccer team generates more revenue than the men’s, but earns less. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia's Supreme Court Sentences Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment to Prison
    Girls & Women

    Indonesia's Supreme Court Sentences Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment to Prison

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2019

    Nuril Maknun recorded her boss' lewd comments and unwanted advances — now she's going to prison. Read more

  • Article: 9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'
    Girls & Women

    9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 1, 2019

    Despite stricter legislation passed in 2016, honor killings continue to be a problem in Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says
    Girls & Women

    Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 28, 2019

    “They think we're broken, but we're not.” Read more

  • Article: Canada Will Dedicate $13M to Commemorating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    Canada Will Dedicate $13M to Commemorating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 25, 2019

    The funding will go toward more than 100 community-led projects. Read more

  • Article: South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing
    Girls & Women

    South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    “Koffi Olomide has a documented history of committing violence directed at women.” Read more