#Women & girls

  • Article: Women in Conflict Zones May Be Slipping Through COVID-19 Testing Cracks

    Women in Conflict Zones May Be Slipping Through COVID-19 Testing Cracks

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 24, 2020

    In Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Yemen, more than 70% of reported cases were male. Read more

  • Article: 6 Reasons Gender Equality Is Crucial to Achieving the UN’s Global Goals

    6 Reasons Gender Equality Is Crucial to Achieving the UN’s Global Goals

    By Joe McCarthy|March 16, 2020

    Empowering women boosts economies, fights climate change, and improves health care systems. Read more

  • Article: 90% of People Around the World Are Biased Against Women: Report

    90% of People Around the World Are Biased Against Women: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 6, 2020

    These deeply rooted perceptions prevent women from achieving full equality. Read more

  • Article: AIDS Remains the Leading Killer of Young Women Worldwide: Report

    AIDS Remains the Leading Killer of Young Women Worldwide: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 6, 2020

    “The HIV epidemic holds a mirror up to the inequalities and injustices faced by women.” Read more

  • Article: Why Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Women

    Why Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Women

    By Joe McCarthy|March 5, 2020

    Climate change deepens existing inequalities. Read more

  • 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