#women & girls

  • Article: Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report

    Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 22, 2019

    Cervical cancer kills more than 300,000 women every year. Read more

  • Article: 6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 6, 2018

    In most cases, the ritual was carried out abroad on women born overseas. Read more

  • Article: This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls

    This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls

    From News Deeply|Jan. 29, 2018

    When villagers learned the price of initiation ceremonies, they radically reformed traditions. Read more

  • Article: Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization

    Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization

    From News Deeply|Jan. 4, 2018

    Activists are fighting to protect the girls. Read more

  • Article: Native American Women Face High Rates of Violence, But Fear Discrimination in Courts

    Native American Women Face High Rates of Violence, But Fear Discrimination in Courts

    By Andrew McMaster|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 15, 2017

    Many women do not seek justice for fear of discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ

    Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ

    By David Brand|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 10, 2017

    She said the lawmaker’s sexist Facebook posts motivated her to run for office. Read more

  • Article: In Zimbabwe, Brides Come With Price Tags. But This Woman Is Trying to Change That

    In Zimbabwe, Brides Come With Price Tags. But This Woman Is Trying to Change That

    By David Brand|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 3, 2017

    Bride prices reduce women to property and reinforce gender discrimination, she argues. Read more

  • Article: A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair

    A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair

    By David Brand|Nov. 2, 2017

    She’s the latest girl in Pakistan to pay for her family member’s misdeeds with her own body. Read more