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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: Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions
    Girls & Women

    Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 18, 2019

    Known for widespread gender-based violence, the country is cracking down on crimes against females. Read more

  2. Article: West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say
    Girls & Women

    West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The Sahel region has the highest birth and child marriage rate in the world. Read more

  3. Article: FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support
    Girls & Women

    FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There's this picture that has never left my mind of the blood." Read more

  4. Article: Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?
    OpinionGirls & Women

    Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?

    June 17, 2019

    New advertising rules came into effect on June 14. Read more

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