#Women

  • Article: All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    By Akindare Okunola|June 16, 2020

    Governors also called on all states to immediately launch sex offender registries. Read more

  • Article: 5 Organisations Supporting the Fight Against Sexual Violence in Nigeria

    5 Organisations Supporting the Fight Against Sexual Violence in Nigeria

    By Akindare Okunola|June 11, 2020

    These Nigerian organisations are driving impact across issues connected to sexual violence. 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: Young Women in Britain Contribute £140B in Unpaid Labour

    Young Women in Britain Contribute £140B in Unpaid Labour

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 9, 2020

    Women aged 18 to 30 contribute £140 billion to the economy — more than the finance sector. 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: Women Are Spearheading Protests Against India’s Controversial New Citizenship Act

    Women Are Spearheading Protests Against India’s Controversial New Citizenship Act

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 24, 2020

    Women have gathered for months to block roads and engage in peaceful sit-in protests. Read more

  • 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