#Women's Empowerment

  • Article: How Nigerian Women Are Using WhatsApp to Chat, Learn, and Earn
    Girls & Women

    How Nigerian Women Are Using WhatsApp to Chat, Learn, and Earn

    Oct. 31, 2018

    Women said WhatsApp had allowed them to communicate better, particularly with local politicians. Read more

  • Article: Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back
    Girls & Women

    Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    Oct. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania. Read more

  • Video: Little Mix and Nicki Minaj's New Music Video Has a Bold Message for the Patriarchy
    Girls & Women

    Little Mix and Nicki Minaj's New Music Video Has a Bold Message for the Patriarchy

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 26, 2018

    The video for "Woman Like Me" was released on Friday and fans are loving it. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia Elects Its First Female President Ever
    Girls & Women

    Ethiopia Elects Its First Female President Ever

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 25, 2018

    Sahle-Work Zewde is taking on the role after the former president resigned on Wednesday. Read more

  • Article: India's First Women-Run Train Station Is Shattering Stereotypes
    Girls & Women

    India's First Women-Run Train Station Is Shattering Stereotypes

    Oct. 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These women are pushing back on workplace stereotypes and setting an example. Read more

  • Video: This Organization Is Shattering the Stereotype of What a ‘Classic Ballerina’ Looks Like
    PartnerGirls & Women

    This Organization Is Shattering the Stereotype of What a ‘Classic Ballerina’ Looks Like

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 12, 2018|HP Inc.

    Brown Girls Do Ballet is one of 12 winners of the Girl Rising Creative Challenge, supported by HP. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist
    Girls & Women

    Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 11, 2018

    Amazon created an artificial intelligence tool to help with recruiting, but it showed gender bias. Read more

  • Article: Melinda Gates Names Top South African Businesswoman Co-Chair of Global All-Women Philanthropy Group
    Girls & Women

    Melinda Gates Names Top South African Businesswoman Co-Chair of Global All-Women Philanthropy Group

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 25, 2018

    Melinda Gates passes over co-chairmanship of the Maverick Collective to Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe. Read more