#women's rights

  • 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: 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

  • Article: Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film
    Girls & Women

    Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    Feb. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of FGM, affecting 98% of women. Read more

  • Article: 7 Grammy-Winning Artists Who Have Stood Up for Girls & Women
    Girls & Women

    7 Grammy-Winning Artists Who Have Stood Up for Girls & Women

    By Sophie Maes  and  Jerica Deck|Feb. 7, 2019

    These superstars are breaking boundaries and empowering women and girls around the world. Read more

  • Article: Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice
    Girls & Women

    Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice

    Feb. 7, 2019|Voice of America

    The cultural practice can have serious medical consequences. Read more

  • Article: Alyssa Milano, Patricia Arquette Rally to Put Gender Equality in the Constitution
    Girls & Women

    Alyssa Milano, Patricia Arquette Rally to Put Gender Equality in the Constitution

    Jan. 30, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment would ensure that women are treated equally under the law. Read more

  • Article: Why the Fight for Women's Rights Must Include Women of Color
    OpinionGirls & Women

    Why the Fight for Women's Rights Must Include Women of Color

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    Diversity helps ensure that every woman gets a seat at the table. Read more

  • Article: Colombia Acid Attack Survivor Calls for Greater Action to Help Other Victims
    Girls & Women

    Colombia Acid Attack Survivor Calls for Greater Action to Help Other Victims

    Nov. 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 1,500 acid attacks are reported globally each year, mostly against women Read more