#Women's Rights

  • Article: How Tragedy Inspired Sello Maake KaNcube to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence
    Education

    How Tragedy Inspired Sello Maake KaNcube to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 12, 2018

    The actor has five children by five women, before his son died in a car crash. 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

  • Article: Why Constance Wu, Cher, Laverne Cox, and Dozens More Women Want You to Vote
    Citizenship

    Why Constance Wu, Cher, Laverne Cox, and Dozens More Women Want You to Vote

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 30, 2018

    “Vote. Because it matters.” Read more

  • Article: The Gender Pay Gap Is at Its Lowest Level in Britain Ever
    Girls & Women

    The Gender Pay Gap Is at Its Lowest Level in Britain Ever

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 25, 2018

    But here’s why we’re not celebrating just yet. Read more

  • Article: You Have to Hear Meghan Markle's Passionate Speech About Girls' Education
    Education

    You Have to Hear Meghan Markle's Passionate Speech About Girls' Education

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 24, 2018

    She’s on tour in Fiji with her husband Prince Harry. Read more

  • Article: Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years
    Citizenship

    Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years

    Oct. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many fear they'll lose their homes because of land rights and gender discriminatory policies. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why Thousands of Women in Glasgow Are Going on Strike
    Girls & Women

    Here's Why Thousands of Women in Glasgow Are Going on Strike

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 15, 2018

    And Twitter users are serving up solidarity. Read more

  • Article: Some Inspirational Women Just Spoke About Gender Equality in Pretoria — and We Can All Learn a Lot
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    Some Inspirational Women Just Spoke About Gender Equality in Pretoria — and We Can All Learn a Lot

    By Mbali Kgame|Oct. 15, 2018

    Activists, government, influencers, and NGOs joined together for our #SheIsEqual campaign. Read more