#Women's Rights

  • Article: An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 10, 2019

    More than 300 women will join the 2-year voyage, launching from the UK in October. Read more

  • Article: African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 3, 2019

    Many nations have progressive family laws but they’re not enforced. Read more

  • Article: 3 Women Are Among Top Paid at BBC After Gender Pay Gap Scandal

    3 Women Are Among Top Paid at BBC After Gender Pay Gap Scandal

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 2, 2019

    Last year, all 12 of the top earners were white men. Read more

  • Article: Southeast Asia Urged to Improve Women's Rights to Stop Bride Trafficking

    Southeast Asia Urged to Improve Women's Rights to Stop Bride Trafficking

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 25, 2019

    More than 1,100 trafficked women were rescued in China in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 11, 2019

    Charity organizations are calling for a more "feminist" approach to foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: Why UK Women's Groups Are Threatening Legal Action Against the Crown Prosecution Service

    Why UK Women's Groups Are Threatening Legal Action Against the Crown Prosecution Service

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 10, 2019

    The End Violence Against Women Coalition is warning of a “collapse in justice after rape.” Read more

  • Article: Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Suffer Sexual Harassment

    Over 90% of Girls Think Female Leaders Suffer Sexual Harassment

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 4, 2019

    Girls want to become leaders, but expect harassment and sexism when they get there. Read more

  • Article: Not One Country Is on Track to Reach Its Goal of Gender Equality

    Not One Country Is on Track to Reach Its Goal of Gender Equality

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 3, 2019

    "If we had gender equality in the workplace we could add 26% to GDP — that's a lot of money." Read more