#Women & girls

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

    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

  • Article: How Zimbabwe's All-Women Anti-Poaching Unit Sparked a Movement
    Environment

    How Zimbabwe's All-Women Anti-Poaching Unit Sparked a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 28, 2019

    Now, the model could be rolled out throughout the African continent. Read more

  • Article: 6 Super Bowl Ads That Put Gender Equality in the Spotlight
    Girls & Women

    6 Super Bowl Ads That Put Gender Equality in the Spotlight

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 4, 2019

    Serena Williams encouraged women to recognize their inherent power. Read more

  • Article: 14 Facts About FGM in the UK You Might Not Know
    Girls & Women

    14 Facts About FGM in the UK You Might Not Know

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    An estimated 137,000 women and girls in England and Wales have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: Mother Who Cut Her Daughter Is First Ever FGM Conviction in UK
    Girls & Women

    Mother Who Cut Her Daughter Is First Ever FGM Conviction in UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 1, 2019

    She faces up to 14 years in prison. Read more

  • Article: 13 Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018
    Girls & Women

    13 Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Carmen Singer|Dec. 12, 2018

    “I’m feeling more driven than ever — to help out women.” Read more

  • Article: Arizona Elects First Openly Bisexual Senator in US History
    Girls & Women

    Arizona Elects First Openly Bisexual Senator in US History

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2018

    Kyrsten Sinema is a champion of health care, women’s rights, and immigration reform. Read more

  • Article: These 2 Politicians Just Became the First Muslim Women Elected to Congress
    Girls & Women

    These 2 Politicians Just Became the First Muslim Women Elected to Congress

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2018

    “Here in Minnesota we don’t only welcome immigrants, we send them to Washington.” Read more