#Women & girls

  • Article: Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2019

    The tax will fall from 19% to 7%. Read more

  • Article: WWE Superstar Seth Rollins Backs Gender Equality Because 'Iron Sharpens Iron'

    WWE Superstar Seth Rollins Backs Gender Equality Because 'Iron Sharpens Iron'

    By Joe McCarthy|WWE|Nov. 6, 2019

    Empowering women empowers all of us, highlights ally Rollins. Read more

  • Article: How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms

    How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 29, 2019

    More than 500 classrooms are scheduled to be built out of recovered plastic. Read more

  • Article: Malala's Dad Says He Wants to Dismantle the Patriarchy

    Malala's Dad Says He Wants to Dismantle the Patriarchy

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 21, 2019

    “I am sure of one thing: patriarchy is sheer stupidity.” Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Women Sold as Brides Rescued in China

    Hundreds of Women Sold as Brides Rescued in China

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 21, 2019

    A rising number of women have been sold as brides in China. Read more

  • Article: Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores

    Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2019

    Thousands of women could have been denied a career in medicine. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan to Create 1,000 Courts to Combat Violence Against Women

    Pakistan to Create 1,000 Courts to Combat Violence Against Women

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 20, 2019

    Pakistan sees thousands of cases of violence against women every year. Read more

  • Feature: 12 Female Climate Activists Who Are Saving the Planet

    12 Female Climate Activists Who Are Saving the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 18, 2019

    From Kenya to Fiji, these activists are demanding change. Read more