#Women

  • Article: Female African Entrepreneurs Can Add Millions to Economies If Taken More Seriously

    Female African Entrepreneurs Can Add Millions to Economies If Taken More Seriously

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 21, 2020

    The UK-Africa Investment Summit is underway in London — and women are leading the way. Read more

  • Article: Women Rise Up to Nurture Climate Scientists in Africa

    Women Rise Up to Nurture Climate Scientists in Africa

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 13, 2020

    A new program is training African climate scientists to be leaders in their field. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Will No Longer Require Gender-Segregated Entrances in Restaurants

    Saudi Arabia Will No Longer Require Gender-Segregated Entrances in Restaurants

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 10, 2019

    Restaurants were previously required to provide separate entrances for women and unaccompanied men. Read more

  • Article: Tasmania Will Finally Change Sexual Abuse ‘Gag’ Laws Following Years of Survivor-Led Appeals

    Tasmania Will Finally Change Sexual Abuse ‘Gag’ Laws Following Years of Survivor-Led Appeals

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 23, 2019

    “Without my name or my face, it is not my story. It is just my words.” Read more

  • Article: A Record Number of Women Were Just Honored With Australia's Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

    A Record Number of Women Were Just Honored With Australia's Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 21, 2019

    “I hope this will inspire even more girls and women to be involved in STEM.” Read more

  • Article: The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 17, 2019

    It comes after a mother was turned away twice while trying to report the rape of her 3-year-old. Read more

  • Article: Meghan Markle Gives Sneak Peek of UK Charity Clothing Line to Help Women Looking for Work

    Meghan Markle Gives Sneak Peek of UK Charity Clothing Line to Help Women Looking for Work

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 27, 2019

    She's a patron of a charity that provides high-quality interview clothes and training. Read more

  • Article: A Radical New Website Is Putting the Spotlight on Australian Female STEM Leaders

    A Radical New Website Is Putting the Spotlight on Australian Female STEM Leaders

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 7, 2019

    The online directory displays the range of scientific talent in Australia. Read more