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: Malaysia Will Remove Sexist Page From School Textbook in Win for Girls' Rights
    Girls & Women

    Malaysia Will Remove Sexist Page From School Textbook in Win for Girls' Rights

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 18, 2019

    Sexual education is key to advancing gender equality. Read more

  2. Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 18, 2019

    The country’s health ministry announced they don't need signed consent for childbirth procedures. Read more

  3. Article: 5 Inspiring Young Women Fighting for Education in the Spirit of MLK
    Girls & Women

    5 Inspiring Young Women Fighting for Education in the Spirit of MLK

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 18, 2019

    They’re dedicated to ensuring all children can go to school. Read more

  4. Article: 3-Year-Old Girl in London Allegedly Subjected to FGM by 'Witch'
    Girls & Women

    3-Year-Old Girl in London Allegedly Subjected to FGM by 'Witch'

    Jan. 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A court heard that her parents held her down as it happened. Read more

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