#women

  • Article: These 'Art Maps' Are Helping Women in South India Open Their Own Businesses
    Finance & Innovation

    These 'Art Maps' Are Helping Women in South India Open Their Own Businesses

    Aug. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The project has helped more than 5,000 women earn a sustainable income in Tamil Nadu. Read more

  • Article: Backing Female Entrepreneurs Can Add Trillions to the Global Economy
    Girls & Women

    Backing Female Entrepreneurs Can Add Trillions to the Global Economy

    July 31, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In 40% of the countries analyzed including Switzerland and South Africa, gender gap has widened. Read more

  • Article: These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.
    Girls & Women

    These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    There’s no excuse for not finding a qualified woman, says one of the founders. Read more

  • Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment
    Girls & Women

    This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    Less than 2% of foundation funds in the US are allocated toward curbing gender-based violence. Read more

  • Article: George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed
    Girls & Women

    George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed

    March 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They are launching a project that tracks which countries use courtrooms to oppress minorities Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India
    Girls & Women

    Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The number of crimes against women reported to police in India rose by 83% from 2007 to 2016. Read more