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: 1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 13, 2020

    Nearly 34,000 incidents of rape were reported in 2018. Read more

  2. Article: Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 13, 2020

    Gender-related crimes and murders are on the rise across the country. Read more

  3. Article: The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Advocates say the bill is necessary to completely end stigma. Read more

  4. Article: Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Researchers found women without much contact with people outside their homes lack freedom. Read more

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