#Women & Girls

  • Article: Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High
    Girls & Women

    Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Britain banned forced marriage in 2014 but there have only been two convictions since. Read more

  • Article: India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament
    Girls & Women

    India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women will make up about 15% of the lower house of parliament — less than the global average. Read more

  • Article: Men Avoid Spending Time With Female Colleagues in the Wake of #MeToo, Survey Finds
    Girls & Women

    Men Avoid Spending Time With Female Colleagues in the Wake of #MeToo, Survey Finds

    May 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Senior men were less willing to spend time with junior female co-workers. Read more

  • Article: The Next Astronaut to Walk on the Moon Could Be a Woman, NASA Says
    Girls & Women

    The Next Astronaut to Walk on the Moon Could Be a Woman, NASA Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 15, 2019

    The astronaut would also be the first person to walk on the moon in 50 years. Read more

  • Article: Less Than 20% of Corporate Board Members in Canada Are Women
    Girls & Women

    Less Than 20% of Corporate Board Members in Canada Are Women

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 14, 2019

    These stats put Canada behind Australia, Belgium, France, Norway, Sweden, Italy and Finland. Read more

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World
    Health

    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Study Points Out STEM's Gender Equality Problem
    Education

    Yet Another Study Points Out STEM's Gender Equality Problem

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 9, 2019

    Even when women are good at math, men are more likely to pursue it. Read more

  • Article: Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers
    Water & Sanitation

    Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 6, 2019

    A report this year showed that 1 in 3 Canadian women under 25 had struggled to afford products. Read more