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: Women Are Significantly More Likely Than Men to Live in Extreme Poverty: Report
    Girls & Women

    Women Are Significantly More Likely Than Men to Live in Extreme Poverty: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 16, 2018

    The problem of sexism becomes even more stark when income levels are broken down. Read more

  2. Article: ICE Detainee Says She Was Sexually Assaulted & Thrown in Solitary for Reporting It
    Girls & Women

    ICE Detainee Says She Was Sexually Assaulted & Thrown in Solitary for Reporting It

    Feb. 16, 2018

    ICE denies the allegations. Read more

  3. Article: For Women, Global Goal Progress Is ‘Unacceptably Slow’
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    For Women, Global Goal Progress Is ‘Unacceptably Slow’

    Feb. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Alarmingly, many hard-won gender equality achievements are under threat." Read more

  4. Article: Morocco Just Made Violence Against Women Illegal
    Girls & Women

    Morocco Just Made Violence Against Women Illegal

    By David Brand|Feb. 15, 2018

    But activists say it doesn’t go far enough. Read more

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