Girls & Women

Girls and women are essential to building healthier, better-educated and sustainable communities. Women and girls are too often afflicted with some of the harshest aspects of poverty. Instead of victims, women and girls can be powerful community leaders.

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  1. Article: Belgium's Deputy PM Wrote a Book About Feminism and Men. We Asked Him Why.
    Girls & Women

    Belgium's Deputy PM Wrote a Book About Feminism and Men. We Asked Him Why.

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 25, 2019

    Alexander De Croo wants men everywhere to join the movement. Read more

  2. Article: Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism
    Girls & Women

    Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism

    By Madeleine Keck|March 21, 2019

    "My hamstring is OK, but derogatory comments aren't." Read more

  3. Article: Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants
    Girls & Women

    Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    March 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The ruling rejected the centuries old custom of men taking unofficial wives who live as slaves. Read more

  4. Article: A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time
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    A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time

    By Daniele Selby|March 20, 2019

    Karen Uhlenbeck is a mathematician and professor at the University of Texas. Read more

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