#Women & Girls

  • Article: 9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won
    Girls & Women

    9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 17, 2019

    Because we can all make change happen. Read more

  • Article: Indian Woman Becomes First Female to Climb Previously Male-Only Mountain Peak
    Girls & Women

    Indian Woman Becomes First Female to Climb Previously Male-Only Mountain Peak

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 16, 2019

    The Agasthyakoodam peak is home to a statue of a celibate sage. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children
    Health

    Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 16, 2019

    The government seeks a solution for the country’s overpopulation. Read more

  • Article: Upskirting Will Now Finally Be a Crime in England and Wales
    Girls & Women

    Upskirting Will Now Finally Be a Crime in England and Wales

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 16, 2019

    It’s a perfect example of why we should never just “ignore it” when it comes to sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: World's Longest Line of Sanitary Pads Aims to Destroy Period Stigma
    Water & Sanitation

    World's Longest Line of Sanitary Pads Aims to Destroy Period Stigma

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 15, 2019

    The sanitary pad installation sought to advance menstrual hygiene and women's health in India. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Teen Fleeing Her Family Has Been Granted Asylum as 'Brave New Canadian'
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Teen Fleeing Her Family Has Been Granted Asylum as 'Brave New Canadian'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 14, 2019

    She arrived in Toronto on Jan. 12th from Seoul, South Korea. Read more

  • Article: This Student Helped Raise $64K for Girls' Education in Burkina Faso
    Education

    This Student Helped Raise $64K for Girls' Education in Burkina Faso

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2019

    High schoolers sold items and partnered with local restaurants to give children a chance to learn. Read more

  • Article: A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'
    Water & Sanitation

    A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2019

    The practice of chhaupadi is illegal, but remains widespread in rural areas. Read more