#Women & Girls

  • Article: The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 17, 2019

    It comes after a mother was turned away twice while trying to report the rape of her 3-year-old. Read more

  • Article: 'The Cave' Director Talks About Filming a Female-Run Underground Hospital in Syria

    'The Cave' Director Talks About Filming a Female-Run Underground Hospital in Syria

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 13, 2019

    The documentary follows a team of health workers treating casualties of Syria’s civil war. Read more

  • Article: Watch This Banned Video of Charlize Theron on Gender Violence in South Africa 20 Years Ago

    Watch This Banned Video of Charlize Theron on Gender Violence in South Africa 20 Years Ago

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 10, 2019

    The chilling video is still so relevant today, as South Africa is gripped by protests. Read more

  • Article: Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service

    Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The Oprah Winfrey Foundation is offering fully funded scholarships to study at New York University Read more

  • Article: South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The nation has been gripped by violence against women and girls, and African immigrants. Read more

  • Article: 10 Movies at TIFF 2019 That Were Practically Made for Global Citizens

    10 Movies at TIFF 2019 That Were Practically Made for Global Citizens

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 4, 2019

    From films about health to gender equality to the environment, TIFF19 has a lot to offer. Read more

  • Article: The Shocking Case of Uyinene Mrwetyana Highlights South Africa's Gender-Based Violence

    The Shocking Case of Uyinene Mrwetyana Highlights South Africa's Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 2, 2019

    The 19-year-old's disappearance last week has prompted outrage in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    Aug. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women will now simply have to choose from unmarried, widowed, or divorced — as will men. Read more