#Women's rights

  • Article: Indian Garment Industry Vows to Stop Abusive Child Labor
    Citizenship

    Indian Garment Industry Vows to Stop Abusive Child Labor

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2019

    Globally, 218 million children are engaged in labor of some kind. Read more

  • Article: 13 Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018
    Girls & Women

    13 Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 12, 2018

    “I’m feeling more driven than ever — to help out women.” Read more

  • Article: What Brazil's New President Means for Poverty, Inequality, and More
    Citizenship

    What Brazil's New President Means for Poverty, Inequality, and More

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 29, 2018

    “This is a complete earthquake in Brazilian political history.” Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways Aretha Franklin Fought for a Better World
    Citizenship

    4 Ways Aretha Franklin Fought for a Better World

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 16, 2018

    “American history wells up when Aretha sings.” Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Defunds Legal Services for Survivors of Sex Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    Trump Administration Defunds Legal Services for Survivors of Sex Trafficking

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    A sudden decision by the administration has left victims and advocates reeling. Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways Nelson Mandela Fought for Women’s Rights
    Girls & Women

    4 Ways Nelson Mandela Fought for Women’s Rights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2018

    “As long as women are bound by poverty, human rights will lack substance.” Read more

  • Article: Delhi Women Train in Self-Defense to Fight India's Rape Culture
    Girls & Women

    Delhi Women Train in Self-Defense to Fight India's Rape Culture

    By Joanna Prisco|July 2, 2018

    The police department wants to train women throughout the city to protect themselves. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Officially Lifts Widely Criticized Ban on Female Drivers
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Officially Lifts Widely Criticized Ban on Female Drivers

    By Joanna Prisco|June 25, 2018

    Women put pedal to the metal shortly after to celebrate. Read more