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: Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple
    Girls & Women

    Violent Protesters Bully Menstruating Women Away From Hindu Temple

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 18, 2018

    After the Supreme Court revoked a temple's gender ban, devotees protested. Read more

  2. Article: UN Calls to End 'Virginity Tests' Around the World
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    UN Calls to End 'Virginity Tests' Around the World

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 18, 2018

    At least 20 countries use the “medically unnecessary” procedure. Read more

  3. Article: Kleenex Is Finally Ditching ‘Mansize’ Tissues
    Girls & Women

    Kleenex Is Finally Ditching ‘Mansize’ Tissues

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 18, 2018

    It’s the latest unnecessarily gendered product to bite the dust. Read more

  4. Article: Women in Iran Watched Soccer in a Stadium for the First Time in 35 Years
    Girls & Women

    Women in Iran Watched Soccer in a Stadium for the First Time in 35 Years

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 18, 2018

    It’s unclear if the ban has been officially lifted. Read more

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