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: In Kenya, Desperate Children Have Sex With Tourists for $1
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    In Kenya, Desperate Children Have Sex With Tourists for $1

    June 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Most girls in my village do it. I can get 100 ($1) to 500 shillings." Read more

  2. Article: Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say

    June 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nigeria accounts for a tenth of the estimated 200 million girls and women globally affected by FGM. Read more

  3. Article: A Bill Aiming to Make 'Upskirting' a Crime in England and Wales Has Been Blocked. By a Man.
    Girls & Women

    A Bill Aiming to Make 'Upskirting' a Crime in England and Wales Has Been Blocked. By a Man.

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 15, 2018

    The shock result comes after the government confirmed its support for the bill. Read more

  4. Article: San Francisco Just Elected Its First Black Female Mayor
    Girls & Women

    San Francisco Just Elected Its First Black Female Mayor

    By Daniele Selby|June 14, 2018

    London Breed is a San Francisco native and a long-time affordable housing advocate. Read more

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