#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: Zimbabwe Lawyer Is Fighting The Country’s 'Bride Price' Custom

    Zimbabwe Lawyer Is Fighting The Country’s 'Bride Price' Custom

    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