#women's rights

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

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

    From Voice of America|Feb. 7, 2019

    The cultural practice can have serious medical consequences. Read more

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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 30, 2019

    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

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 15, 2018

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

  • Article: 16-Year-Old Girl in South Sudan Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage

    16-Year-Old Girl in South Sudan Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage

    From Voice of America|Nov. 7, 2018

    A Facebook photo shows an expressionless girl next to a short, smiling older man. Read more