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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: Philippines Sexual Harassment Law Lacks Impact Due to President's Conduct, Critics Say
    Girls & Women

    Philippines Sexual Harassment Law Lacks Impact Due to President's Conduct, Critics Say

    July 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Due to Duterte's past behavior, critics believe civilians will not take the new law seriously. Read more

  2. Article: Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested
    Girls & Women

    Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    “Girls feel like they can’t say ‘no.’” Read more

  3. Article: Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK
    Girls & Women

    Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    July 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Just two people have been convicted since Britain banned forced marriage in 2014. Read more

  4. Article: Lashana Lynch Will Make History as First Black Woman to Play '007'
    Girls & Women

    Lashana Lynch Will Make History as First Black Woman to Play '007'

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    It would make Lashana Lynch the first woman and the first person of colour to play the iconic role. Read more

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